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.\" "$Id: 7600 2008-05-20 21:06:23Z mike $"
.\"   cupsd man page for the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS).
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.TH cupsd 8 "CUPS" "9 March 2009" "Apple Inc."
cupsd \- cups scheduler
.B cupsd
[ -c
.I config-file
] [ -f ] [ -F ] [ -h ] [ -l ] [ -t ]
\fIcupsd\fR is the scheduler for CUPS. It implements a printing system based
upon the Internet Printing Protocol, version 2.1.  If no options are specified
on the command-line then the default configuration file
\fI@CUPS_SERVERROOT@/cupsd.conf\fR will be used.
.TP 5
-c config-file
Uses the named configuration file.
.TP 5
Run \fIcupsd\fR in the foreground; the default is to run in the
background as a "daemon".
.TP 5
Run \fIcupsd\fR in the foreground but detach the process from the
controlling terminal and current directory. This is useful for
running \fIcupsd\fR from \fIinit(8)\fR.
.TP 5
Shows the program usage.
.TP 5
This option is passed to \fIcupsd\fR when it is run from
.TP 5
Test the configuration file for syntax errors.
\fIcupsd\fR implements all of the required IPP/2.1 attributes and
operations. It also implements several CUPS-specific administration
\fIbackend(7)\fR, \fIclasses.conf(5)\fR, \fIcups-deviced(8)\fR,
\fIcups-driverd(8)\fR, \fIcups-lpd(8)\fR, \fIcups-polld(8)\fR,
\fIcupsd.conf(5)\fR, \fIfilter(7)\fR, \fIlaunchd(8)\fR,
\fImime.convs(5)\fR, \fImime.types(5)\fR, \fIprinters.conf(5)\fR,
Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.
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