Bug 8076 - Fax support for the RedHat printtool based on efax
Fax support for the RedHat printtool based on efax
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printtool (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-12-30 18:09 EST by Rick van Rein
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-07 17:02:24 EDT
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Description Rick van Rein 1999-12-30 18:09:38 EST
The RH 6.1 distribution includes efax as a faxtool, with a textual
description of how to set up a printer driver for it.
This addition to printtool and rhs-printfilters (and even a bit to
tetex-dvips's printfilter) makes it possible to use the printtool to enter
a FAX, quite similar to the way SMB works.

Since I do not intend to repackage everything, I have not touched efax (I
assume it runs nicely) and tetex-dvips. It works for me, but a little work
is needed to add the stuff to RH 6.2, see CHANGES files for that.
Comment 1 Rick van Rein 2000-01-03 19:29:59 EST
*blush*  The faxprint script is created, but not included in the built RPMs!
Sorry for such a trivial mistake. You'll manage. or?

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I am working on more extensions to printtool/rhs-printfilters.
Working on 2-sided/booklet printing on PCL printers by making the intermediate
PCL stage of HP printers explicit and influencable.
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-01-06 12:09:59 EST
Thanks... However, printtool will disappear soon (7.0, probably) - I'll look
into porting this to the new way of doing things.
Comment 3 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-02-09 17:37:39 EST
printtool/rhs-printfilters is gone

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