[sane-devel] backends

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 5 Dec 2002 20:37:22 +0100


On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 06:40:04PM +0100, John Doe wrote:
> is it possible to give only scanimage a parameter with the device?
> or must i write the device into the backend?

Can you explain what you want to do in more detail, e.g. what do you
mean by "write the device into the backend"?

You can run scanimage with the option -d to specify a device name,
e.g. -d mustek:/dev/scanner . Some backends require that this device
is already mention in the config files.