Provided by: gnuspool_1.7_i386
spd - spool despooler
spd printer name printer-number
spd is the spool despooler process for the GNUspool spooler and
document management system.
It is only ever intended to be invoked by the scheduler process
spshed(8), and the effect of a user invoking this process is not
The arguments are the printer name and the slot number in shared memory
which refers to it.
gnuspool.conf master configuration file
int-config message file
/var/spool/gnuspool spool directory
gnuspoolptrs printer setup file directory
spshed_reps error log file
alternative location for spool directory
alternative location for spool programs
alternative location for printer descriptions
spshed(8), spdinit(8), gnuspool.conf(5), gnuspool.hosts(5).
spd is usually invoked indirectly, via spshed(8) from system startup
procedures or other programs such as gspl-start(1).
Thereafter it runs as a "daemon process" and diagnostics are not
written to any terminal but to the file spshed_reps.
In the event of any problems this file should be examined.
Copyright (c) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free
software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU
General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There
is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
John M Collins, Xi Software Ltd.