is used to check for the existence and correct permissions of entries
It is useful when installing a new printcap database and cleaning up
existing printer spoolers.
Do not create accounting files (:lf).
Print verbose configuration information.
The fix flag will cause the checkpc program create and fix
various files and permissions.
It does this in a simple minded manner,
and the program may have to be run several times until all permissions
It also reports in extremely verbose details its actions.
Do not create log files (:lf).
Print verbose printcap information.
Useful if interested in the printcap values.
remove junk or job files older than the age set by -A.
You must set the age to a non-zero value otherwise no files are removed.
Do not create filter status files (:ps).
Report junk or job files older than age.
The age time can have a suffix
default is days.
Run the program with debugging flags.
See the LPRng HOWTO for details of the flags actions.
Process only the specified print queue.
Truncate log files (:lf) to the specified size in Kbytes
or Mbytes (default is Mbytes).
option is specified and you do not run this as root,
it will complain,
but attempt to carry out the operations.
This will lead to a large number of failures reports
if the ownership and/or permissions are incorrect.
The files used by LPRng are set by values in the
printer configuration file and by configuration options.
The following are a commonly used set of default values.
/etc/lpd.conf LPRng configuration file
/etc/printcap printer description file
/etc/lpd.perms printer permissions
/var/spool/lpd spool directories
/var/spool/lpd/queue/lock lock file for queue control
/var/spool/lpd/queue/control queue control
/var/spool/lpd/queue/log trace or debug log file
/var/spool/lpd/queue/acct accounting file
/var/spool/lpd/queue/status status file
Most of the diagnostics are self explanatory.
If you are puzzled over the exact cause of failure,
set the debugging level on (-D5) and run again.
The debugging information will
help you to pinpoint the exact cause of failure.