[sane-devel] has feeder loaded

Oliver Schirrmeister oschirr@abm.de
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:30:01 +0100

The fujitsu backend offers a SOFT_DETECT, HARD_SELECT option 'startbutton'
to query button1. The same thing could be done with 'paper in hopper' or else.
But these options should have the same name for all backends. Is there such
a known name or other interface?


Am Dienstag 16 Dezember 2003 15:41 schrieben Sie:
> there was some discussion about having one or more sane options that could
> provide scanner status. they would have to be in a specific group, or have
> specific indexes into the options array, or have specific names, so
> finding them could be sort of ugly.
> i can think of a few things that the fujitsu scanners tell us:
> button1 pressed
> button2 pressed
> character on 'function' readout
> number on 'copy' wheel
> paper in hopper
> cover open
> lamp warm
> is there a general purpose way to expose this?
> allan
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2003, Oliver Schirrmeister wrote:
> > is there a function in sane to ask if the document feeder
> > is loaded (like the 'has feeder loaded' option in TWAIN)?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Oliver