[cups.development] Re: Launching an application from CUPS Backend
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Mon Sep 5 04:09:53 PDT 2005
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 02:26:51AM -0400, Mohit Kumar wrote:
> What I doubt is that does CUPS disable any kind of UI throw up
> from its backend?
This is not the case to the best of my knowledge.
That being said, you are probably using the wrong approach.
What you should do is this :
- Write your GUI app the way you want, and make it listen
on some network interface (or named pipe, or whatever).
- Write a simple non-GUI backend, which will just dialog
through a network connection (or pipe, etc...) with
your GUI app (by extracting the username and the job originating
host name, you'll know where to connect to)
hoping this helps
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