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generate Perl data structures from XML


foomatic-perl-data [ -O ] [ -C ] [ -P ] [ -D ] [ -o option=setting ] [ -o ... ] [ -v ] [ filename ]

Parse overview XML data

-C Parse printer/driver combo XML data (default)

-P Parse printer entry XML data

-D Parse driver entry XML data

-o option=setting Default option settings for the generated Perl data (combo only)

-v Verbose (debug) mode

filename Read input from a file and not from standard input

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