[sane-devel] PATCH: XSane hardcodes Netscape as browser

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Thu, 3 Jul 2003 21:46:37 +0200

Hello Tim.

You can enter a html viewer in xsane->preferences->setup->display.
There is no need to patch xsane.


On Thursday 03 July 2003 19:06, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> Oi,
> for displaying HTML help pages XSane calls always the web browser
> Netscape and does not try another browser if Netscape is not installed.
> As newer distros do not ship Netscape any more (or they ship it only in
> boxed editions) it is often not possible to call the help pages out of
> XSane.
> Daouda Lo from MandrakeSoft (daouda at mandrakesoft dot com) has made a
> patch (for XSane 0.91) to use the BROWSER environment variable which we
> use in Mandrake Linux from now on as long as the problem is not solved
> upstream.
> I have made the patch available here
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/till/tmp/xsane-0.91-browser.patch.bz2
> Oliver, can you apply it to XSane, so that the browser problem will be
> solved in 0.92? Thanks in advance.
>     Till
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