[sane-devel] PATCH: XSane hardcodes Netscape as browser
Thu, 03 Jul 2003 21:57:14 +0200
Oliver Rauch wrote:
> Hello Tim.
My name is Till.
> You can enter a html viewer in xsane->preferences->setup->display.
> There is no need to patch xsane.
Thank you for the info.
A suggestion: One could add a checkbox "automatic" and when it is
checked, the BROWSER variable is used and if the BROWSER variable is not
set, the most common browsers are tried (netscape, mozilla, konqueror,
> On Thursday 03 July 2003 19:06, Till Kamppeter wrote:
>>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
>>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
>>I have made the patch available here
>>Oliver, can you apply it to XSane, so that the browser problem will be
>>solved in 0.92? Thanks in advance.
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