[sane-devel] fb630u success

Bertrik Sikken bertrik@zonnet.nl
Mon, 29 Oct 2001 11:33:40 +0100

Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 04:37:46PM -0700, nathan rutman wrote:
> > This scanner, along with the HP3300 and probably others, requires access
> > to usb control packets.  The simplest way to do this is to use dedicated
> > ioctls within the kernel scanner.c.  I have tried to do this in a
> > generic way; it would be nice if Those In Charge of scanner.c could take
> > a look and approve the changes -- I don't really know the right way to get
> > things added to the kernel code, or grant real ioctl numbers.
> The current code of scanner.c already contains a generic way to use
> control messages. At least it looks like that, I haven't tested it.
> This code is in Linux 2.4.13. I have already added a point to the TODO
> list to add a function sanei_usb_write_control (or similar).
> Please send a patch for sanei_usb.c (and .h). We can commit it to CVS
> after the release of SANE 1.0.6.

Sorry if I sound blunt, but what is the use of the sanei_usb.h

Currently it looks like they are simply wrappers around the
functions of the scanner.c kernel module.

If it is because of platform specific issues, then what about