The cups-config command allows application developers to determine
the necessary command-line options for the compiler and linker, as
well as the installation directories for filters, configuration
files, and drivers. All values are reported to the standard output.
The cups-config command accepts the following command-line options:
Reports the current API version (major.minor).
Reports a system-specific build number.
Reports the necessary compiler options.
Reports the default CUPS data directory.
Reports the program usage message.
When used with --libs, adds the CUPS imaging library to the list
Reports the necessary linker options.
Reports the necessary libraries to link to.
Reports the default CUPS binary directory, where filters and
backends are stored.
Reports the default CUPS configuration file directory.
When used with --libs, reports the static libraries instead of
the default (shared) libraries.
Reports the full version number of the CUPS installation
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15 April 2014 CUPS cups-config(1)