lpd_cancel - remove an entry from a remote lpd print
lpd_cancel [-v] -j id_num queue@host | host [queue]
lpd_cancel removes an entry from the BSD line printer dae-
mon at host. The job is removed to queue, or lp if not
specified. The job id to cancel is id_num, or 1 if not
To be compliant with RFC-1179, this program must run SUID
root, so that a privileged outbound port may be used.
However, many lpd servers found on networked printers do
not enforce this requirement.
Set the job id to be job_id. This should be a
three digit number from 001 to 999. Default is
-v Print warnings and fatal errors.
-vv Print warnings, fatal errors, and informative mes-
-vvv Print everything (debug level).
When one does not have permission to cancel the requested
job, no error message is displayed. Actually lpd_cancel
does not work at all; don't print jobs you intend to can-
Jacob A. Langford <email@example.com>
lpd_print(1), lpd_status(1), RFC-1179
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