[sane-devel] only selected backends

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Thu, 30 May 2002 17:28:10 +0200


the sane-backend package does not support any options to disable any backends.
We decided to do so because it would make more problems than it solves.

When you want to disable any backends then edit /usr/local/etc/sane.d/dll.conf
and comment out all backends that you don`t want to be started/queried.


"Andrei B." wrote:
>  With the latest sane-1.0.8, how do I configure it only to compile and
> install the backends that I want, instead of all (default) ?
>  I tried configure --without-v4l for example (because I have a DVB card
> which also uses v4l for it's TV display and sane annoyingly looks for
> v4l and loads the modules for DVB even if not wanted), but configure
> still reported
> "enabling v4l backend"
> and v4l support was installed and probed every time I started a
> scanning frontend (xsane)
>  I also tried to edit backend/Makefile.in and from the define
> and the running configure again, it still compiled and installed ALL
> the backends.
> Thank you.
> =====
> ing. Andrei Boros
> Centrul pt. Tehnologia Informatiei
> Societatea Romana de Radiodifuziune
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