[sane-devel] Two xsane-Win32-0.96 annoyancies

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Fri, 8 Oct 2004 12:00:43 +0200


On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 11:29:19AM +0200, peder wrote:
>  The major one: In xsane-0.83 and 0.90 I could run
>  'xsane.exe ip-of-scan-server:device'. In 0.96 this doesn't work; I have
>  to add all my servers in net.conf, wait for xsane to "scan for devices"
>  and choose the right one from five nearly identical entries.

Just a wild guess: If xsane 0.83 was linked directly against the net
backend and 0.96 was linked against the dll backend the format would be:
xsane.exe net:ip-of-scan-server:device

>  Maybe I can pick the right one but definitely not my users.

At least on Unix systems there is the SANE_DEFAULT_DEVICE varaiable
that preselects the device to use. That means you only have to press