[sane-devel] meta-backends

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 18:27:53 +0200


On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 01:02:38PM +0100, Major A wrote:
> a quick question: are there any meta-backends apart from net/saned? 


> I'm planning to write a dust-removal meta-backend, but I have no idea
> how dynamic loading works and how it could cope with the situation
> that there are essentially two copies of all the backend functions
> (for example, sane_start() is defined by the meta-backend and the
> backend as well). Can anyone share any experience with me?

See sane-dll :-)

But isn't dust-removal more appropriate for a frontend? Or maybe a
generic library that can be linked by frontends?