[sane-devel] Requirements for backend
gerard at gkall.hobby.nl
Fri Aug 17 17:07:58 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 19:03 +0200, Gerard Klaver wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 18:19 -0500, Miguel wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I've just finished a releasable backend for a kodak i1320, it works
> > fine and fast... if you don't mind it only scans at 200dpi, duplex,
> > and 8bit gray.
> > Which are the needed steps for releasing the code to SANE?
> > The scanner has a pair of weird things like 2 bulk-out (usb)
> > endpoints, so it's done using libusb directly; also the "threading"
> > (it does stuff using procesess, so why it's called thread?) model of
> > sanei_thread is rachitical, so using pthreads.
> > Some one of you said someday that the firmware may be copyrighted, and
> > that is incompatible with SANE, so how do the firmware is distributed?
> > Thanks
> > --
> > There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare
> > that obscures.
> > - James Thurber
> > Miguel Ruiz Velasco
> > Open Key Server
> > PGP key 0x5931109
> For devices which have 2 bulk-out endpoints support by sanei_usb is not
> provided as you noted.
> See this page for a patch for sanei_usb_read_bulk_ep.
> (sanei_usb.c and sanei_usb.h files), use only the sanei_usb_read_bulk_ep
> In a few weeks i expect to add these parts to SANE cvs.
> Gerard Klaver
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