[sane-devel] gimp error msg calling xsane

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sun Apr 9 21:46:57 UTC 2006


On 2006-04-06 14:38, Colin Brace wrote:
> On my Fedora Core 5 system, xsane 0.99 in standalone mode works fine
> with my scanner; it also works fine from within gimp v2.2.10. But when I
> launch it from within gimp v2.3.7, I get a peculiar error message:
>  Failed to open device `gimp':
>  Invalid argument

Looks like xsane wants to open a SANE device called "gimp". Quite

You could enable the environment varaible XSANE_DEBUG and set it to
some value. 255 is maximum. Maybe this shows the source of the problem.


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