The first form of the
to compute the spooler-independent Foomatic PPD file for any valid
printer/driver combo available in the Foomatic database, both for
printing with foomatic-rip(1) and for applications/clients being
able to access the printer's options. The PPD file is returned on
If the driver is not specified, the default driver is used.
The second form of the
program will search the printer database and return either all
printer entries or those whose name and/or model information
match a regular expression.
The last form prints a help message and exits.
The (optional) driver name to use.
If the driver name is not supplied, the default or first driver in the printers
compatible driver list is used.
The printer id.
Return a PPD file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows format
Return all printer entries in the database.
Return all printer entries in the database which match
the regular expression.