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foomatic-kitload (8)

Name

foomatic-kitload - installs a data kit into the foomatic database.

Synopsis

foomatic-kitload [ -k kit-dir] [ -d dest-dir]...

Description

FOOMATIC-KITLOAD(8)         System Manager's Manual        FOOMATIC-KITLOAD(8)



NAME
       foomatic-kitload - installs a data kit into the foomatic database.

SYNOPSIS
       foomatic-kitload [ -k kit-dir] [ -d dest-dir]...

DESCRIPTION
       foomatic-kitload  installs  a  foomatic  data  kit  into the local data
       library.  It takes a -k dirname option, where dirname is  the  toplevel
       directory  of  a  foomatic driver "kit".  A "kit" is a selection of XML
       source files arranged exactly as in the source/section  of  the  master
       database (ie, opt/driver/printer/ subdirs).

       Gimp-Print's foomatic-generator produces exactly such a kit.

       Foomatic-kitload  is  moderately paranoid about kits: the kit must con-
       tain at least one of printer, driver or opt; the kit must contain  only
       files  ending in .xml, the kit cannot be the local library itself, etc.
       But it does not inspect the contents of the kit files in any way.



   Options
       -k dirname
                 dirname is the toplevel directory of a foomatic driver "kit".

       -d destdir
                 destdir is a prefix to prepend to  the  install  path.   This
                 will  not  normally  be required, but is useful if installing
                 into a temporary `staging area' prior to  installing  in  the
                 final destination.



EXIT STATUS
       foomatic-kitload  returns  0  on success, 255 or something else when an
       error occurs.


AUTHOR
       Manfred  Wassmann  <manolo@NCC-1701.B.Shuttle.de>  for   the   foomatic
       project using output from the associated binary.


BUGS
       Please post bug reports on

       http://lists.freestandards.org/mailman/listinfo/printing-foomatic




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


       +---------------+--------------------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |           ATTRIBUTE VALUE            |
       +---------------+--------------------------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups/filter/foomatic-db-engine |
       +---------------+--------------------------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile                             |
       +---------------+--------------------------------------+
NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source    was    downloaded   from    http://www.openprinting.org/down-
       load/foomatic/foomatic-db-engine-4.0-20160721.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community    website   at   https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/openprint-
       ing/database/foomatic.



Foomatic Project                  2001-05-07               FOOMATIC-KITLOAD(8)