[sane-devel] SANE 1.0.5 -> 1.0.8 *help*! (long)
Sat, 29 Jun 2002 02:55:08 +0200
My name is Antonio and I joined this ml because I have a problem I cannot solve and which is driving me nuts. Nobody at the moment could help me (ng, support, ...), so pls excuse me if I joined this ml only for my own "purposes".
I have a MDK 8.1 which features by default SANE 1.0.5, therefore the following rpm are installed:
As a matter of facts I have a Mustek 1200CU Plus (usb). I see that I need SANE 1.0.8 in order to run it. OK, I download these files:
I compile and install in /usr/local the new backends, configure a few files and the scanner works. Great.
Now I cannot install the other 3 files because a) the 2 rpms depends on the elder version of SANE, therefore I should be obliged to reinstall an obsolete version of SANE (in /usr if I'm not wrong...) and b) the new frontends won't compile because the libraries are missing ... a vicious circle.
It 3 a.m., I'm a stubborn newbie, I spent 2 days figuring out what to do to solve these version conflicts ... I really don't know what to do anymore, I'm sorry I may have missed some error msgs to give you. I suppose that if I had the libsane and libsane-devel libraries NOT in rpm format I could install them without pulling back the 1.0.5 version of SANE. I'd like to start from scratch installing everything but I can't find the UNINSTALL cmd of the 1.0.8 backends ... a mess.
Pls any help will be appreciated ....
I know that YOU are reading this, *you* that have installed a 1.0.8 over a 1.0.5 PLS tell me how you did the trick!! Thanks.
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