[sane-devel] libusb scanner not found

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf@epkowa.co.jp
Tue, 21 Sep 2004 15:53:35 +0900

Karl Heinz Kremer <khk@khk.net> writes:

> On Sep 20, 2004, at 12:03 PM, Dan Christian (by way of Dan Christian
> <robodan@idiom.com>) (by way of Dan Christian <robodan@idiom.com>)
> wrote:
>> This used to work (under FC1/2.4), but no longer does under Fedora Core
>>  2 (Linux 2.6). I'm running sane-backends-1.0.14-3 on an Athlon (single
>> processor).
>> [ ... ]
>> [epson] sane_init, >usb<
>> [epson] sane_init, >usb<
>> [epson] attach(usb)
>> [epson] SANE Epson Backend v1.5.0ek - 2002-12-02
> This is wrong... The version that's in 1.0.14 should report this string:
> SANE Epson Backend v0.2.41 - 2004-02-01
> Are you sure that you only have one version of Sane installed? I've
> never
> release a version with the version number v1.5.0ek, I have no idea where
> this is coming from... I don't have FC2, so I cannot verify this
> behavior.

This is from a really old iscan release, iscan-1.5.0 to be precise.
If Dan really wants to use iscan, I suggest he downloads iscan-1.10.0


# I don't see the point in running FC2 with a two year old version of
# iscan, but that's just me.

> If the backend is really from 12/02, you will not be able to use it
> with a libusb system (which is what every 2.6.x system uses).

iscan-1.10.0 should work with libusb.

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