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notifier (7)

Name

notifier - cups notification interface

Synopsis

notifier recipient [ user-data ]

Description

notifier(7)                       Apple Inc.                       notifier(7)



NAME
       notifier - cups notification interface

SYNOPSIS
       notifier recipient [ user-data ]

DESCRIPTION
       The  CUPS notifier interface provides a standard method for adding sup-
       port for new event notification methods to CUPS. Each notifier delivers
       one or more IPP events from the standard input to the specified recipi-
       ent.

       Notifiers must read IPP messages from the standard input using the ipp-
       New  and ippReadFile functions and exit on error. Notifiers are encour-
       aged to exit after a suitable period of inactivity,  however  they  may
       exit  after reading the first message or stay running until an error is
       seen.

LOG MESSAGES
       Messages sent to stderr are generally logged to the  current  ErrorLog.
       Each line begins with a standard prefix:


       ALERT: message
            Sets  the  printer-state-message  attribute and adds the specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "alert" log level.


       CRIT: message
            Sets the printer-state-message attribute and  adds  the  specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "critical" log level.


       DEBUG: message
            Sets  the  printer-state-message  attribute and adds the specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "debug" log level.


       DEBUG2: message
            Sets the printer-state-message attribute and  adds  the  specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "debug2" log level.


       EMERG: message
            Sets  the  printer-state-message  attribute and adds the specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "emergency" log level.


       ERROR: message
            Sets the printer-state-message attribute and  adds  the  specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "error" log level.


       INFO: message
            Sets  the printer-state-message attribute. If the current LogLevel
            is set to "debug2", also adds the specified message to the current
            ErrorLog using the "info" log level.


       NOTICE: message
            Sets  the  printer-state-message  attribute and adds the specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "notice" log level.


       WARNING: message
            Sets the printer-state-message attribute and  adds  the  specified
            message to the current ErrorLog using the "warning" log level.


ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       The following environment variables are defined by the CUPS server when
       executing the notifier:


       CHARSET
            The default text character set, typically utf-8.


       CUPS_CACHEDIR
            The directory for semi-persistent cache files can be found.


       CUPS_DATADIR
            The directory where data files can be found.


       CUPS_FILETYPE
            The type of file being printed: "job-sheet" for a banner page  and
            "document" for a regular print file.


       CUPS_SERVERROOT
            The root directory of the server.


       LANG
            The default language locale (typically C or en).


       PATH
            The  standard execution path for external programs that may be run
            by the filter.


       SOFTWARE
            The name and version number of the server (typically CUPS/1.2).


       TZ
            The timezone of the server.


       USER
            The  user  executing  the  filter,  typically  "lp";  consult  the
            cupsd.conf(5) file for the current setting.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       backend(7), cupsd(8), filter(7),
       http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       http://ftp.easysw.com/pub/cups/1.4.5/cups-1.4.5-source.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.



12 May 2009                          CUPS                          notifier(7)