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ppdi (1)

Name

ppdi - import ppd files (deprecated)

Synopsis

ppdi  [  -I include-directory ] [ -o source-file ] ppd-file [ ...  ppd-
file ]

Description

ppdi(1)                           Apple Inc.                           ppdi(1)



NAME
       ppdi - import ppd files (deprecated)

SYNOPSIS
       ppdi  [  -I include-directory ] [ -o source-file ] ppd-file [ ...  ppd-
       file ]

DESCRIPTION
       ppdi imports one or more PPD files into a  PPD  compiler  source  file.
       Multiple  languages  of  the  same  PPD  file  are merged into a single
       printer definition to facilitate accurate  changes  for  all  localiza-
       tions.   This  program  is  deprecated  and will be removed in a future
       release of CUPS.

OPTIONS
       ppdi supports the following options:

       -I include-directory
            Specifies an alternate include directory.  Multiple -I options can
            be supplied to add additional directories.

       -o source-file
            Specifies  the PPD source file to update.  If the source file does
            not exist, a new source file is created.  Otherwise  the  existing
            file  is  merged with the new PPD file(s) on the command-line.  If
            no source file is specified, the filename ppdi.drv is used.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+

NOTES
       PPD files are deprecated and will no longer be supported  in  a  future
       feature  release of CUPS.  Printers that do not support IPP can be sup-
       ported using applications such as ippeveprinter(1).

       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-
       code-downloads.html.

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source   was   downloaded    from     https://github.com/apple/cups/ar-
       chive/v2.3.3.zip.

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.

SEE ALSO
       ppdc(1), ppdhtml(1), ppdmerge(1), ppdpo(1),  ppdcfile(5),  CUPS  Online
       Help (http://localhost:631/help)

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.




26 April 2019                        CUPS                              ppdi(1)