[Samba] GS PDF creator

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Thu Jan 9 02:01:03 GMT 2003

The %J variable contains the file name sent by the client. You might try
something like:

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 05:23:42PM -0800, Gabe Austin wrote:
> This is a snip of my smb.conf file.
> This share will create a pdf file and deposit the output in a samba share
> for retrieval. It works. On the client side you add a printer pointing to
> the smbpdf share and give it a PS printer driver. When you print to this
> printer(smbpdf) it creates the pdf file. I'd like to change one thing and
> this thing is golden. When printing a file called file.txt the conversion
> takes place and when you go to /var/tmp the file is named something like
> smbprn.000007.xavd1g.pdf. I'd like the output file to be the same as the
> input file is this possible? i.e. file.txt into file.pdf
> Thanks for your help.
> Gabe 
> [smbpdf]
>         comment = PDF Generator
>         path = /var/spool/samba
>         printable = yes
>         print command = gs -dNOPAUSE -dbatch -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite
> -sOutputFile=/var/tmp/%s.pdf <%s 1>/dev/null 2>&1; rm -f %s

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