Creating a new backend.

pipitas pipitas at
Thu Dec 2 12:39:46 PST 2010

On 10/25/2010 05:14 PM, Roger Wolff wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a problem that CUPS might solve....
> I have 4 DVD burners, and I'd like to use a queuing program to handle
> the queuing and job-distribution..... I thought I'd make a web-interface
> like CUPS has, but then it hit me: Why not use CUPS itself?
> So: Will CUPS handle 4G+ queue files? And: how do I tell cups to use my
> bash-script for the backend?

Have a look at these example and testing backends, called "2file" and
"dir", written in Bash:

As for the 4G+ file size: look at the documentation about
"LimitRequestBody" @


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