[sane-devel] backend integration

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 1 Sep 2002 23:00:45 +0200


On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 04:45:08PM -0400, Matto Marjanovic wrote:
>  >> Hmm... and the more I look at this, the less I understand what the 
>  >>  SANE_STATUS_INVAL case is for.  (The microtek backend is blocking-mode
>  >>  exclusively, so I've never really dealt with this....)  What does 
>  >>  "image acquistion is pending" mean?  Is that before or after sane_start()
>  >>  has been called?
>  >
>  >sane_set_io_mode must be used after sane_start (and before sane_cancel).
> It doesn't seem very intuitive to me, but as long as that is the way it is,
>  that should also be explicitly stated in Section 4.3.12 (the description
>  of sane_set_io_mode()).

Ok, the term "image acquisition is pending" could be mentioned in the
text, also. Have a look at the code flow (4.4), there is some sort of
visual explanation.

> Is the SANE-2 draft online anywhere?  I don't see any link to it on the
>  SANE website. 


Maybe Oliver can add a link somewhere on the documentation page on