[sane-devel] SANE 1.0.5 -> 1.0.8 *help*! (long)
Sun, 30 Jun 2002 02:11:55 +0200
On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 10:56:43PM +0200, Journeyman wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Jun 2002 11:48:26 +0200
> Henning Meier-Geinitz <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Aren't there any sane-backends-1.0.8 RPMs from Mandrake?
> As far as I've been told, no. Just the libsane and libsane-devel.
Can't you use this one:
> The reason is that you keep using the same libs while upgrading the
The backends are libraries. The important part of sane are the
backends. That's what usually changes most during releases.
> Now the funny part is that I have libs 1.0.5 and BOTH backends 1.0.5
> (from default MDK RPM installation) and 1.0.8 (from a tarball that I
> have compiled and installed: they are located in different places:
That's normal. Distributions install to /usr while external packages
are installed to /usr/local.
> sane-find-scanner and scanimage work if launched from /usr/local/bin
> (of course, only 1.0.8 supports my scanner). And now the question:
> how can I tell xsane to search for sane files in the 1.0.8
Try something like
If this doesn't work, you could try to rename
/usr/lib/libsane.so.1.0.5 to something else and run ldconfig. Also
make sure that /usr/local/lib is listed in /etc/ld.so.conf.