[sane-devel] Re: pthread_cancel and MacOS X
Sun, 11 Jan 2004 15:28:40 +0100
Jaeger, Gerhard wrote:
> Hi again,
> I also think, that a working test-backend is not that essential, as working
> "real" backends.
Here I must strongly disagree. A working test backend is extremely
essential. It is a very important tool in debugging.
If a frontend works with the test backend, but not with some other
backend, you know that the problem is (most probably) in that backend
and not in the frontend itself.
If you can change the test backend in some other way so that the patch
is not needed, that would be fine, but giving up a working test backend
is not a viable solution to the problem.
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