Backend timeout

Michael Sweet mike at
Fri Jan 14 06:37:31 PST 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> The time CUPS waits for a backend to return a device list is 30
> seconds and this is hardcoded in scheduler/devices.c. On my system
> (PII-233 with an additional ISA IO card) it takes the parallel
> backend 40 seconds to respond.
> The backend timeout should be specifialble from command line or a
> configuration file or at least as a compile-time variable.

Please file a request for this in 1.2 at:

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software

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