[sane-devel] Compilation tests for SANE 1.0.6

Jaeger, Gerhard g.jaeger@earthling.net
Sun, 28 Oct 2001 15:55:04 +0100


Hi,

it seems, that there's at least a compilation problem with Kernel 2.2.19.
The umax_pp_low.c needs the linux/ppdev.h header, which is only part of newer
2.4.x Kernels. I think this should be solved in the configuration...

Gerhard

On Saturday, 27. October 2001 02:17, Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have done some compilation tests on several platforms and the
> results are pretty good. Only one compilation problem and this one is
> not related to SANE. Some problems with running scanimage, however.
> The backend maintainers have been informed. I can't test actual
> scanning on most of the platforms. That'ńs why there are some question
> marks. The table is the same as on the mostang.com website.
>
> Platform          Compiler      SCSI   USB    Shared  dynamic X frontends
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Linux 2.4 i386    gcc 2.95.2    yes    yes    yes     yes     yes
> Linux 2.2 i386    gcc 2.95.2    yes    yes(1) yes     yes     yes
> FreeBSD 4.3 i386  gcc 2.95.3    yes    yes(2) yes     yes     yes
> AIX 4.3 PPC (3)   cc            yes(?) no(?)  yes     yes     ?
> AIX 4.3 PPC       gcc 2.95.2    yes(?) no(?)  yes(4)  yes(4)  ?
> Solaris 2.7 Sparc gcc 2.95      yes(?) no(?)  yes     yes     yes
> Solaris 2.7 Sparc ucbcc         yes(?) no(?)  yes     yes     no(5)
> Irix 6.2 MIPS     cc            yes(?) no(?)  yes     yes     yes
>
>
> (1) Only with newer Linux versions or USB backport.
> (2) At least mustek_usb gets stuck somewhere in the middle of the USB
>     communication.
> (3) scanimage -L results in a segfault in snapscan.c (sane_init).
> (4) sane-hp fails to load because of assert problems
> (5) Problems with glib (inside glib.h).
>
> ?       Can't test
> yes(?)  Can't test but looks like it will work
> no(?)   Can't test but looks like it won't work
>
> Bye,
>   Henning
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