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CHKPRINTCAP(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		CHKPRINTCAP(8)

NAME
     chkprintcap -- check validity of entries in the print spooler database

SYNOPSIS
     chkprintcap [-d] [-f printcap]

DESCRIPTION
     Chkprintcap scans a printcap(5) database (named by	the printcap argument,
     or	by default /etc/printcap), looking for entries which are invalid in
     one way or	another.  The following	checks are currently implemented:

	   1.	`tc=' references were properly expanded

	   2.	`tc=' references did not form a	loop

	   3.	No two printers	share the same spool directory (`sd=' capabil-
		ity).

     Chkprintcap exits with a status equal to the number of errors encountered
     before processing stopped.	 (In some cases, processing can	stop before
     the entire	file is	scanned.)

     If	the -d flag is given, chkprintcap will attempt to create any missing
     spool directories,	giving them `u=rwx,go=rx' (0755) mode, group `daemon',
     and the owner specified by	the `du=' capability in	the database (default
     1,	which corresponds to user `daemon').

SEE ALSO
     lpr(1), printcap(5), lpd(8)

AUTHORS
     The chkprintcap command was written by Garrett A. Wollman
     <wollman@lcs.mit.edu>.

BUGS
     Not enough	sanity-checking	is done.  At a minimum,	the ownership and mode
     of	the spool directories should also be checked.  Other parameters	whose
     value could cause lpd(8) to fail should be	diagnosed.

FreeBSD	10.1		       November	30, 1997		  FreeBSD 10.1

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