[sane-devel] devfs and scanner detection

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:11:39 +0200


On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 09:14:16PM +0800, Mr E_T wrote:
> cups solves this problem by having a underlying usb/parport/... driver that the
> various others use.
> If this underlying driver finds the existing devices first and then the mid
> level drivers then access the data through them then would this be acceptable?

Well, we don't have a underlying driver. We have libs for usb/scsi
access but they are linked to each backend. We would need some sort of
daemon to do this kind of detection but that would lose a lot of

I'll add the devfs problem to our TODO list. Maybe someone has a good
idea how to solve it.