[sane-devel] resend: remove OfficeJet support from SANE hp backend

Peter Kirchgessner peter@kirchgessner.net
Sat, 31 Aug 2002 07:59:18 +0200

Hi David,

I will see if I can apply the patch this weekend.
sanehpfaq.html will be updated when the new SANE-version is released.



David Paschal wrote:

 > Hi.  Attached is a patch to remove OfficeJet support from the SANE "hp"
 > backend and documentation, now that I have made a stable release of the
 > new "hpoj" backend (http://hpoj.sourceforge.net), which supports this
 > class of devices much better.  The patch disables the check for libptal
 > in configure.in (you will need to run "autoconf" before checking this 
 > and it updates hp.desc and sane-hp.man accordingly.
 > I didn't actually change any code in the "hp" backend, because the
 > affected code is wrapped with "#ifdef HAVE_PTAL".  I'll let Peter
 > Kirchgessner decide what to do about it, but it wouldn't hurt to leave
 > it there for now.  (Peter: at some point you might also want to update
 > http://www.kirchgessner.net/sanehpfaq.html accordingly.)
 > Please apply this patch to CVS, or let me know if I need to change 
 > about it before that can happen.  I have also posted this patch at
 > http://hpoj.sourceforge.net/todo.shtml.
 > Thanks,
 > David

Peter Kirchgessner