[sane-devel] XSane-0.90 released

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 17:06:12 +0100

On Wednesday 18 December 2002 14:07, Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:

> >  - added test for (pid_status < 0) in xsane_fax_send in routine
> >    waiting for child process. The program does continue now
> >    when the fax is sent.
> Good! Now faxing works really nice with xsane.

Fine. Thanks for the feedback.

> Some random points not related to the new release:
> * Help menu, About translation:
>   Maybe it's also possible to view the last translator and the date of
>   translation of the backend options?
> * Help menu, Backend doc + available backends (same page?)
>   - The image (sane-logo2.jpg) isn't there
>   - The list is quite out of date
>   - Not a single link seems to be working
> * Help menu, Problems
>   - No image
> * Help menu, Scan tips
>   - No image
>   - http://www.infomedia.net/scan/ doesn't exist

I will take a look at that.

> Running xsane with a SANE device name (e.g. xsane test:0) seems to run
> sane_get_devices. Can this be avoided? It can take quite some time
> when several scanners are attached.

It could but it is wanted.
sane_get_devices is the only way to find out the names of devices.
This is bad design in sane1. When dll.conf is set up properly then
this should not make too much problems.