[sane-devel] Xsane default resolution

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Fri, 24 May 2002 19:52:07 +0200

I think this will be solved in xsane-0.87, please tell me if not.


Dave Close wrote:
> I have a scanner capable of 400-dpi resolution natively but which can
> also return 200-dpi results by internally averaging four pixels. When
> describing it in my backend, I specify that OPT_RESOLUTION is a word
> list with two values, 200 and 400. Then I set the initial value to 400
> as that is the preferred result.
> Scanimage has no problem with this, and reports as follows.
>     --resolution 200|400dpi [400]
> Xsane insists on overriding my default and changing the resolution to
> 200 dpi. Looking at the code, it appears that xsane always chooses the
> first item in the list as the best value, ignoring the initial value
> set by the backend. This is true even if no .drc file exists.
> Why? Do I have to list the resolutions in reverse order to make it work
> properly with xsane? If so, what's the point of an initial default?
> --
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