KB#00664-PRO/5 ignores modes when the alias line is incorrect
PRO/5 ignores modes when the alias line is incorrect
PRO/5 uses spaces to delineate the various sections of an alias line. If one of the spaces is missing, PRO/5 will treat all characters up to the next space as part of that section. The following alias line demonstrates the problem:
alias LP /dev/ttya32 "TI-810",spcols=132,cpcols=132,lock=/usr/pro5/LOCKLP
Opening the LP alias will not result in the creation of the lock file, since there is a comma separating the printer's comment from its mode string instead of a space.
Ensure that all sections of the alias line are delineated by spaces
Last Modified: 07/10/1998 Product: PRO/5 Operating System: N/A
BASIS structures five components of their technology into the BBx Generations.