[cups.development] Writing a filter

Michael R Sweet msweet at apple.com
Tue May 27 08:58:43 PDT 2008

andreas moroder wrote:
>> shermin wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I wanted to write a filter for our printer.I check with the filters provided with CUPS 1.2 Source.In those .c files,main is taking some command line arguments.These values how will we get to the filter file.Also the 7th argument is a file name.Which is the file that is mentioned here???
>>> Please reply.I am new to this area.
>> The CUPS book covers this in some detail, as does the filter
>> programming documentation included with CUPS:
>>      http://www.cups.org/book
>>      http://localhost:631/help/api-filter.html
>>      http://www.cups.org/documentation/api-filter.html
>> --
>> ______________________________________________________________________
>> Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
> Hello Michael,
> I would like to buy the book, but the link to the book
> http://www.easysw.com/cups/book.php
> returns a error.
> Is it possible to buy it a the bookstore ? Could you post the ISBN ?


Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer

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