[sane-devel] Re: Bug on xsane 0.90 and help

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Wed, 16 Jul 2003 20:10:58 +0200


On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 07:37:30PM +0200, Oliver Rauch wrote:
> 1) The problem with the inherited filedscriptor to the
> html viewer is a backend related problem.

Oh, so my assumption that I'm the only one who noticed that "problem"
was wrong :-)

> My prefered way is that the backend can be opened by
> several frontends at the same time and it only does block
> when a frontend starts the scan. If the backend can only be
> opened by one frontend it may help to add your suggested
> fcntl() function, but this must be done in the backend.

That's a good idea. I'll try that in my backends. I hope fcntl() is