[cups.general] page_log / Database logging

Alex Monaghan alex at monaghan.co.uk
Mon Jan 17 03:37:13 PST 2005

"Jerome Alet" <alet at librelogiciel.com> wrote in message news:19834-cups.general at news.easysw.com...
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 06:25:31PM -0500, Alex Monaghan wrote:
>> Is it possible to get CUPS to log it's entries to page_log into a database (preferably MySQL) ?
>> I need to be able to perform some stats on printer usage and also roll-up the printer usage for
>> billing purposes.
>> Any suggestions greatly recieved
> PyKota :
>  http://www.librelogiciel.com/software/PyKota/action_Presentation
> you can now easily re-export PyKota's database into CUPS' page_log
> format if you want to use tools like phpPrintAnalyzer or
> PrintAnalyzer, but connecting to the database from OOo is really
> easy to do as well if you prefer.

Any easy way to get CUPS data directly into a database without having to go via a 3rd party app ? 
PyKota looks nice, but over complex for what I need at the moment. 

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