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Re: Redirecting print output from WinNT to Unix

by t0mas (Priest)
on Mar 26, 2001 at 01:20 UTC ( #67061=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Redirecting print output from WinNT to Unix

One option you have is to use the Redmon program that redirects a Windows printer port to a program (usually Ghostscript). You could then write a Perl program on the Windows box (that gets the Windows LPT output) and make it talk to the Perl program on the Unix box through a socket, and thus have control in both ends.

/brother t0mas
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Re: Re: Redirecting print output from WinNT to Unix
by chumley (Sexton) on Mar 26, 2001 at 09:41 UTC

    Aha... this could be exactly what I need. It will also give me the option of writing a general-purpose server component that I could connect to from various clients, in case I need to do something similar elsewhere.

    Thanks, Brother t

    Chumley

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