[sane-devel] SCSI timeout (sanei_scsi.c)

abel deuring a.deuring@satzbau-gmbh.de
Sun, 01 Sep 2002 23:12:30 +0200

Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 10:02:07PM +0200, abel deuring wrote:
>>currently there is no way to change the timeout value programatically. 
>>(one more issue that should be fixed in Sane 2) I think that increasing 
>>the default timeout value is not a problem, unless we return to the 
>>_really_ long value of 10 minutes, as we had it before. It's simply too 
>>boring to wait for 10 minutes until you get an error ;)
>>Perhaps we could use an enviroment variable to increase or decrease the 
>>timeout -- just in case that we have again a too short timeout value for 
>>some scanners...
> That's a good idea. So we change SANE_SCSICMD_TIMEOUT to a static
> variable (e.g. sane_scsicmd_timeout) throughout the code that is
> initialized by 60. If variable SANE_SG_TIMEOUT is set,
> sane_scsicmd_timeout is changed appropriately, e.g. in
> sanei_scsi_open. 
> Can you do that? You are a lot more familiar with the SCSI code :-)

In theory, no problem. I'm currently a bit busy with other stuff, so I 
might simply forget it... If nothing happened till, say, next sunday, 
feel free to kick me in the *** ;)