[sane-devel] sane 1.0.9 crashes

Gene Heskett gene_heskett@iolinc.net
Sun, 5 Jan 2003 19:10:16 -0500

On Sunday 05 January 2003 18:00, Per Aalrust wrote:
>Henning you were right! I had the Kowa software installed for test
>and the sane backend was replaced.
>> The epson backend maintainer may understand that better, but my
>> impression is that xscanimage sets the resolution to 301 but it
>> shouldn't. In fact I'm surprised that xscanimage provides a
>> slider at all. The epson backend code shows that the backend
>> provides a "word list" so, xscanimage shouldn't show a slider
>> but a selection menu.
>	Yes it does, if you install clean sane. ;-)
>> Does xsane show a slider or a selection menu with fixed values
>> for the resolution?
>	Xsane seems to be a little bit more "intelligent", it offers an
> option to change to selection menue, when the Kowa backend is
> installed. Xsane works fine with the Kowa backend.
>> Are you sure you are using the epson backend from SANE 1.0.9 and
>> not the Epson software (KOWA)?
>	Right this was my problem! I did some experiments with the Epson
>Kowa software and therefore the sane backend was replaced.

Now I'm puzzled, Per.  The epson kowa backend and the plustek 
backend very happily co-exist here.  When I start xsane, I get a 
choice menu after it does the device scan that lists the available 
backends I can use.  Just click on/hilight the choice for this 
session and click on ok.

Cheers, Gene
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