Provided by: rlpr_2.05-4ubuntu1_i386 bug

NAME

       rlprrc - remote printing resource file

DESCRIPTION

       The  rlprrc  configuration  file  is  consulted  by the remote printing
       commands (rlpr(1), rlpq(1), and rlprm(1)) to resolve a printqueue or  a
       hostname.  It can be used to either lookup a printqueue (printer) for a
       given host, or a host for a given printqueue.  If both the printer  and
       the printhost are known, this file is never consulted.

       Initially,  the  remote  printing commands look for the file .rlprrc in
       the user's home directory.  If that file cannot be found  or  does  not
       provide  the  information  necessary  to  resolve  the  query, then the
       system-wide /etc/rlprrc is consulted (if present).   If  resolution  is
       still unsuccessful, the command fails.

       There is one entry per line - each line has the format:

       hostname: printer1 printer2 ... printerN

       Which  indicates  that host hostname has printers printer1 printer2 ...
       printerN available.  In the case  where  the  remote  printing  command
       knows  the  host  to print to but does not know which printer to use on
       that host, the first one (printer1 here) will be used.

       In the case where the remote  printing  command  knows  the  printqueue
       (printer)  to  print to but does not know what host has that queue, the
       last host which has the specified printqueue is used.  If this behavior
       is not acceptable, you can force a certain host to always be used for a
       certain printqueue by putting a ! after the printqueue name.

       For example, an .rlprrc file containing:

              foo.baz.org: litho laserjet4!
              foo.bar.org: laserjet4 lineprinter

       will always resolve the printqueue laserjet4 to foo.baz.org  no  matter
       what other hosts have a printqueue named laserjet4.

       The  rlprrc  file is only consulted in situations where a printqueue or
       hostname needs to be resolved.  It is provided only for convenience and
       is not required.

SEE ALSO

       rlpr(1), rlpq(1), rlprm(1), rlprd(8)

AUTHOR

       meem <meem@gnu.org>