[sane-devel] Umax Astra 2100U, working driver!

Patrick Lessard palessar at cgocable.ca
Sun Apr 9 14:37:32 UTC 2006


Thanks for the suggestion, if you look a little bit further in the 
mailing-list, I just sent a complete integrated driver to the backend.

I can repost it if necessary.

So maybe we could put it in the CVS and start doing some tests.

Thanks very much.


On Sunday 09 April 2006 07:50, Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2006-03-29 17:53, Patrick Lessard wrote:
> > Here is a new version with comments and license corrected. (I hope it's
> > ok) I was looking at the backend and I think I'll need help from the
> > backend authors if they are available. Maybe Marcio Teixeira can help me.
> >
> > I'm not sure how to incorporate it.
> Write to Marcio directly, I haven't seen him on this list for quite
> some time. He may not be active anymore. Still try to contact him.
> If he doesn't answer, it's up to you :-)
> Obviously, you can ask for help here. Once the code doesn't break the
> already working scanner, we can add it into our development CVS.
> I haven't checked your changes but the general approach is to check
> for the USB ids in sane_init (or sane_open) and set a flag accordingly
> for the device that was just detected. In the actual code you just do
> something like
> if (scanner->type == SCAN_TYPE2100)
>   go the 2100 way...
> else
>   do the old stuff
> everywhere where you changed something.
> Bye,
>   Henning

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