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We have an accounting program that runs on rmcobol on linux. We configured the printers through cups to print to pdf by specifying the printers in terminfo.cfg, and would like to print to pdf using cups-pdf (other suggestions welcome). Bellow defines the printers in the terminfo.cfg file

DEFINE-DEVICE device=epson2 path='lpr -Pepson2' PIPE=yes
DEFINE-DEVICE device=cupspdf path='lpr -Pcupspdf' PIPE=yes

The epson2 printer is a network attached printered configured in cups, it is a matrix printer and works fine. However I cant get the cupspdf printer (also defined in cups) to accept print jobs.

Does anyone have experience with this?

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Does your cupspdf printer (supposedly defined in CUPS) print when you use the commandline or any other application (not 'rmcobol', whatever that is)? – Kurt Pfeifle Sep 13 '12 at 16:48
How exactly is your cupspdf printer defined in CUPS? I'd first be interested in the output of these three commands: (1) lpstat -v cupspdf and (2) ls -l /etc/cups/ppd/cupspdf.ppd and (3) grep cupsFilter /etc/cups/ppd/cupspdf.ppd. – Kurt Pfeifle Sep 13 '12 at 16:50

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