Manual page for PAC(8)
pac - printer/plotter accounting information
reads the printer/plotter accounting files, accumulating the number
of pages (the usual case) or feet (for raster devices)
of paper consumed by each user, and printing out
how much each user consumed in pages or feet and dollars.
The accounting file is taken from the
field of the
entry for the printer. If any
are specified, then statistics are only printed for those users;
usually, statistics are printed for every user who has used any paper.
Sort the output by cost; usually the output is sorted alphabetically by name.
Disregard machine names. Normally, print jobs submitted by a
user from different machines would be counted separately for
Reverse the sorting order.
Summarize the accounting information on
the summary accounting file.
The name of the summary file is the name of the accounting file with
appended to it.
Do accounting for the named
If this option is not used, the printer specified by the
environment variable will be used if it is present;
otherwise accounting is done for the default printer.
Use the value
for the cost in dollars per page/foot instead of
the default value of 0.02.
The relationship between the computed price and reality is
as yet unknown.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97