ppdi imports one or more PPD files into a PPD compiler source file.
Multiple languages of the same PPD file are merged into a single
printer definition to facilitate accurate changes for all
localizations. This program is deprecated and will be removed in afuture release of CUPS.
ppdi supports the following options:
Specifies an alternate include directory. Multiple -I options
can be supplied to add additional directories.
Specifies the PPD source file to update. If the source file
does not exist, a new source file is created. Otherwise the
existing file is merged with the new PPD file(s) on the command-
line. If no source file is specified, the filename ppdi.drv is
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12 June 2014 CUPS ppdi(1)