SUMMARY: a2ps binary for sunos 4.1.4

From: Patrick Fitzpatrick (
Date: Wed Jan 21 1998 - 06:18:45 CST

Sorry about the finger trouble on the last mail for this.
Many thanks to those who replied. They are

David Wolfskill <> who wrote

Don't know about a2ps, but enscript, nenscript, & genscript will make
PostScript versions of ASCII files, and I would expect to find a package
for one of those at

Rick Kelly <> who wrote

Get enscript from It compiles out of the box on
SunOS 4.1.4.

Christophe Colle <> who wrote

genscript or nenscript are tools which do what you want. Both are known on many archie-servers. genscript is available at anygnusite (like

<> who sent me a copy of version 4.3

<> who wrote

Have you tried with /usr/openwin/bin/mp command?

"Birger A. Wathne" <birger@Vest.Sdata.No> who wrote

I can't remember if mp was included in SunOS 4.x. I think it was.
I think it was included with OpenWindows, so look in /usr/openwin/bin.

"Karl E. Vogel" <> who wrote

Your best bet would probably be to try one of the public versions of


   Either one can convert ASCII to PostScript.

Dan Pritts <> who wrote

you can pick up enscript (perhaps called genscript) from a GNU
distribution site. does what you want.


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