[cups.general] emulate CUPS - hwoto

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Jul 1 18:18:59 PDT 2004

Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> Hi,
> (only) one of my applications (Maple) needs CUPS.
> Since I don't need a full grown printing service,
> how can I write tiny Python (or Perl) script which emulates a CUPS
> server which is recognized e.g. by Maple.

I'm not aware of anything that could do it - you'll need something
that can parse IPP operations.

FWIW, if you strip CUPS down (no filters or backends) then it is
really quite lightweight.  What do you need to do with CUPS?

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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