[sane-devel] weird message configuring sane-frontends

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sat, 16 Oct 2004 15:17:05 +0200


On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 04:03:24PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> [configure fails because it can't find sane-config]
> "You may need to remove /dev/null before you run configure again."
> Clearly, that is not something you want to do.

That's the penalty for users who don't read the docs and install
sane-frontends before sane-backends :-)

Fixed in CVS now.

The idea was to print the name of the cache filr of autoconf (usually
./config.cache). Recent autoconf versions don't use it and set the
variable to /dev/null.