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       make.coverpg - create a fax coverpg on stdout


       make.coverpg  [options] <pages> <sender-ID> <sender-NAME> <receiver-ID>
       <receiver-NAME> <date> <time>


       make.coverpg is called from faxspool(1) to generate a  cover  page  for
       the  just-processed  fax.  It  has to create a proper G3 file (e.g. via
       pbm2g3(1) or hp2hig3(1) or ghostscript(1)) and output that  on  stdout.
       If  the  program  doesn’t  exist,  or can’t be executed, the fax simply
       won’t get a coverpage (so, if you don’t want a fax  coverpage,  do  not
       install it...)

       make.coverpg can put anything it wants on the page, but note that there
       are certain legal requirements in certain countries about the  contents
       that  *have* to be on the cover page, for example, the fax phone number
       of the sender and the  recepient,  the  number  of  pages,  or  similar

       make.coverpg  gets  the  informations about the fax to be sent from the
       command line, in the order listed above.

       If the environment variable normal_res is set to  something  non-empty,
       faxspool  requests  that  make.coverpg  creates  a cover page in normal
       resolution (98 lpi). Default is fine resolution (196 lpi).

       NO make.coverpg program is installed by default, since everyones  needs
       differ too wildly.

       Some  sample coverpage programs are provided in the mgetty source tree,
       in the samples/ subdirectory (coverpg.pbm  shows  how  to  do  it  with
       "pbmtext|pbm2g3", shows how I do it with ghostscript).

       In  this  directory,  you  can  also  find  two  shell scripts (fax and
       faxmemo) that will take advantage of one more esoteric  feature  of  my
       coverpage  programs:  if  called  with the option "-m <memo-file>", the
       sample programs will put a text file "<memo-file>" on  the  cover  page
       (used  for  short notes or such). To make use of it, faxspool is called
       with the option ’-C "make.coverpg -m <memo-file>"’ (the  double  quotes
       are needed!).




       A five-page fax sent from me to my second number could result in a call
       like this:

       make.coverpg 5 "+49-89-3243328" "Gert Doering" "3244814" "myself"  "Sep
       15 94" "22:10:00"


              the program itself


       faxspool(1), pbm2g3(1), ghostscript(1)


       The  idea  behind  make.coverpg  is Copyright (C) 1993 by Gert Doering,
       <>,  the  implementation  will  most   likely   have