[sane-devel] SANE for embedded linux

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 22 Apr 2004 20:55:02 +0200


On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 07:19:39PM +0100, Jeevandra S wrote:
> I was wondering if SANE has been ported onto Embedded Linux?

There is no explicit port to that operating system.

Can you point out what the main differences between Embedded Linux and
other Linux systems are?

> I am trying to come up with a solution to drive a scanner through a
> Linux PDA device using the USB port for a biometric project.

In this case you may need a libusb port to Embedded Linux.

> If there isn't one available, do you think that an attempt to port
> the code would be in vain? Appreciate any advise you could give me. 

Depends on how different that operating system is to the already
supported ones (which include lots of Unix, OS/2, and Windows).