[cups] debugging file auto-typing

Tim Mooney Tim.Mooney at ndsu.edu
Thu Feb 21 11:16:43 PST 2019

In regard to: Re: [cups] debugging file auto-typing, Johannes Meixner said...:

> On Feb 20 15:58 Tim Mooney wrote (excerpt):
>> ... it was converted to PCLXL (PCL 6) by the print rendering
>> service, before it was submitted to our CUPS server.  The first few lines
>> of the file are
>> ESC%-12345X at PJL JOB NAME = "DataSvcsRequestForm-Mem Union.pdf"
>> @PJL COMMENT "PrintWhere 6.2 Plug-in 0974 (0.3.1584.23510); Windows Server 
>> 2016 Standard 6.2.9200.3; Unidrv 0.3.16299.402"
> ...
>> As mime.types(5) describes in the "TYPE MATCHING AND PRIORITY" section,
>> there can be multiple types that match a particular file.  When that
>> happens, CUPS has ways to decide on which type it chooses.
> I think in general
> https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Using_Your_Own_Filters_to_Print_with_CUPS
> could help you - therein in particular the section
> "Print Job Data Specific Custom Filters"

Thanks Johannes.  I was actually reading that page and that particular
section last night.

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