[sane-devel] gimp error msg calling xsane

Colin Brace cb at lim.nl
Mon Apr 10 15:24:55 UTC 2006

On 4/9/06, Henning Meier-Geinitz <henning at meier-geinitz.de> wrote:

> 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
> strange.

FYI:  this problem was fixed when the package xsane-gimp was updated
several days ago (current version 0.99-2.2).

  Colin Brace

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