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ppdmerge(1)							    Apple Inc.							       ppdmerge(1)

NAME
ppdmerge - merge ppd files SYNOPSIS
ppdmerge [ -o output-ppd-file ] ppd-file ppd-file2 [ ... ppd-fileN ] DESCRIPTION
ppdmerge merges two or more PPD files into a single, multi-language PPD file. The -o option specifies the PPD file to create. If not specified, the merged PPD file is written to the standard output. If the output file already exists, the new NOTES
ppdmerge does not check whether the merged PPD files are for the same device. Merging of different device PPDs will yield unpredictable results. SEE ALSO
cupsprofile(1), ppdc(1), ppdhtml(1), ppdi(1), ppdpo(1), ppdcfile(5) http://localhost:631/help COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2007-2011 by Apple Inc. 20 May 2008 CUPS ppdmerge(1)

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ppdc(1) 							    Apple Inc.								   ppdc(1)

NAME
ppdc - cups ppd compiler SYNOPSIS
ppdc [ -D name[=value] ] [ -I include-directory ] [ -c message-catalog ] [ -d output-directory ] [ -l language(s) ] [-m] [-t] [ -v ] [ -z ] [ --cr ] [ --crlf ] [ --lf ] source-file DESCRIPTION
ppdc compiles PPDC source files into one or more PPD files. The -D option sets the named variable for use in the source file. It is equivalent to using the #define directive in the source file. The -I option specifies an alternate include directory; multiple -I options can be supplied to add additional directories. The -c option specifies a single message catalog file in GNU gettext source format (filename.po) to be used for localization. The -d option specifies the output directory for PPD files. The default output directory is "ppd". The -l option specifies one or more languages to use when localizing the PPD file(s). The default language is "en" (English). Separate mul- tiple languages with commas, for example "de_DE,en_UK,es_ES,es_MX,es_US,fr_CA,fr_FR,it_IT" will create PPD files with German, UK English, Spanish (Spain, Mexico, and US), French (France and Canada), and Italian languages in each file. The -m option specifies that the output filename should be based on the ModelName value instead of FileName or PCFilenName. The -t option specifies that PPD files should be tested instead of generated. The -v option provides more verbose output, basically a running status of which files are being loaded or written. The -z option generates compressed PPD files (filename.ppd.gz). The default is to generate uncompressed PPD files. The --cr, --crlf, and --lf options specify the line ending to use - carriage return, carriage return and line feed, or line feed. The default is to use the line feed character alone. SEE ALSO
ppdhtml(1), ppdi(1), ppdmerge(1), ppdpo(1), ppdcfile(5) http://localhost:631/help COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2007-2011 by Apple Inc. 10 October 2008 CUPS ppdc(1)
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