[cups.general] Cups does not write a page_log file at all

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Apr 28 14:11:58 PDT 2009

Krishnamurti L. L. V. Nunes wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to set my cups server so that I'm able to gererate some
> printing statistics in the future.
> I'd like to have a report of how many pages each user has printed.
> I added the lines bellow to my conf file, but no page_log file is created:

You haven't specified the version of CUPS you have or which driver(s)
you are using...

Except for PostScript printers with no filters, page_log depends on
the driver generating PAGE: messages for each page it produces.  If
the driver doesn't generate PAGE: messages, you don't get a page_log

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com

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