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ppdi - import ppd files (deprecated)
ppdi [ -I include-directory ] [ -o
source-file ] ppd-file [ ... ppd-file ]
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 localizations. This
program is deprecated and will be removed in a future release of CUPS.
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.
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 supported using
applications such as ippeveprinter(1).
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