Backend hangs when more than one file is send for printing

Michael Sweet mike at
Mon Sep 12 16:14:25 PDT 2005

Mohit Kumar wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have written a backend which converts any file to pdf file format. However I am facing a problem.
> When I try to print a file when some other printing to the same backend is happening, the virtual printer seems to get hung.
> Why is it that the jobs are not getting queued, and if they do, then what should I do to enable this?

Backends MUST support multiple invocation.  Two queues often share
the same backend - usually the device URI is different, but a backend
must support multiple queues with the same device URI.

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

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