[sane-devel] Debug scanner

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning at meier-geinitz.de
Sun Feb 19 17:54:23 UTC 2006


On 2006-02-16 10:03, sofian.teja wrote:
> If I want to start to write a scanner driver, and what Integrated
> Development environment do I have to be prepared ? I have gdb,
> kdeveloper, and I want to learn how to debug my scanner first. and

For writing a SANE backend, you don't need an IDE. Just a shell, a
compiler and an editor. Write code in the editor and run "make" to
build it. Using more capable editors may make your life easier, however.

> also I want to make contributions to write a driver for scanner.  :)
> Hopefully I can make the first step by debug the scanner first. would
> any Guru can tell me how to debug the scanner ? Thank you. 

Depends on what you mean by "debug"? Which program do you want to debug?
If you want to listen to what the Windows scanner driver does, look here:

For more information on writing backends look here:


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