NAME foomatic-addpjloptions - Format PJL option information the for foomatic database

SYNOPSIS foomatic-addpjloptions [-dafis][-o dir] -p printer_ID [pjl_info_file]

foomatic-addpjloptions [-dafq] [pjl_info_file]

foomatic-addpjloptions -h

Description foomatic-addpjloptions formats the PJL information file (or STDIN) into a format usable by the Foomatic database.

Options -a Convert all PJL options in the information file.

-d Enable debugging information.

-f Do not ask for permission, force conversion.

-h Print a help message and exit.

-q Print a summary of the PJL information. This output is not com- patible with the foomatic database, and is useful for debugging.

-s Produce a single option file containing all the option values.

-o dir The directory the option information files are written to.

-p printer_ID Name of the printer in the foomatic database. This is used to extract printer manufacturer and model information.

pjl_info_file File with PJL information returned by the printer. If this file- name is not provided, the PJL options are taken from standard input.

FILES /usr/share/foomatic/templates/pjl*.xml Template files for option information.

./foomatic-db/opts Option information stored in this directory.

EXIT STATUS foomatic-addpjloptions returns 0 on success, and a nonzero value on failure.

AUTHOR Manfred Wassmann <> for the foomatic project using output from the associated binary.

Modified by Patrick Powell (<papowell at>).

BUGS Please send bug reports to

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