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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
     The chkprintcap utility 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	cur-
     rently 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).

     The chkprintcap utility 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 utility 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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