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PAC(8)							      System Manager's Manual							    PAC(8)

NAME
pac - printer/plotter accounting information
SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/pac [ -Pprinter ] [ -pprice ] [ -s ] [ -r ] [ -c ] [ -m ] [ name ... ]
DESCRIPTION
Pac reads the printer/plotter accounting files, accumulating the number of pages (the usual case) or feet (for raster devices) of paper consumed by each user, and printing out how much each user consumed in pages or feet and dollars. If any names are specified, then statis- tics are only printed for those users; usually, statistics are printed for every user who has used any paper. The -P flag causes accounting to be done for the named printer. Normally, accounting is done for the default printer (site dependent) or the value of the environment variable PRINTER is used. The -p flag causes the value price to be used for the cost in dollars instead of the default value of 0.02 or the price specified in /etc/printcap. The -c flag causes the output to be sorted by cost; usually the output is sorted alphabetically by name. The -r flag reverses the sorting order. The -s flag causes the accounting information to be summarized on the summary accounting file; this summarization is necessary since on a busy system, the accounting file can grow by several lines per day. The -m flag causes the host name to be ignored in the accounting file. This allows for a user on multiple machines to have all of his printing charges grouped together.
FILES
/usr/adm/?acct raw accounting files /usr/adm/?_sum summary accounting files /etc/printcap printer capability data base
SEE ALSO
printcap(5)
BUGS
The relationship between the computed price and reality is as yet unknown. 4.2 Berkeley Distribution November 1, 1996 PAC(8)