sending print job info to Windows host

David Bannon D.Bannon at
Thu Nov 9 22:17:19 GMT 2000

At 09:02 AM 09/11/2000 +0100, Christoph Steglich wrote:
>I need help on the following problem: I want to send "extended" print
>job status information to a windows host via samba (2.0.7), e.g. if a
>job gets canceled.

Have a look at my solution to that problem. It either records a user's
usage or checks against their quota. Written in C and the details are at


>--> background: I've developed an accounting system (based on LPRng)
>that checks whether a valid printing account exists etc.
>--> aim: I want to send a message to the owner of the print job that
>appears in the windows printer status window or in an extra pop up. I
>would prefer a solution that e.g. extends the 'lpq command'.
>thanks for your help
David Bannon                      D.Bannon at
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