[sane-devel] dell1600n-net backend

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Sun Jan 8 13:06:47 UTC 2006

On Sat, 7 Jan 2006 22:31:05 +0000 (GMT)
Jon Chambers <jon at jon.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> I have written a driver for network scanning using a Dell 1600n MFP.  It 
> is implemented as a perl script and can be found here:
> http://www.jon.demon.co.uk/dell1600n-net-scan/
> I am currently in the process of figuring out how to write an equivalent 
> SANE backend.  I have a couple of problems:
> 1. Hopefully trivial:  I have written a dummy backend and sym-linked it 
> to /usr/lib/sane/libsane-dell1600n-net.so.  How can I get a SANE frontend 
> to find it?


   SANE actually misses a network transport and, since I'm dealing
 with a network capable MFP too, we can maybe coordinate the
 efforts to create and test one. Let me know if you're interested.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy


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