[sane-devel] Visioneer Problems
s48264 at bluebottle.com
Wed Jun 6 21:03:36 UTC 2007
The above comments are in response to m. allan noah's email of 06/06/07
00:29 as quoted below:
>>>> 1. downloading and extracting the sane source code
>>>> 2. downloading and possibly extracting rene's updated files
>>>> 3. replacing some files in the sane tarball with those from rene
>>>> 4. configure sane with the proper arguments to overwrite that provided
>>>> by your os
>>>> 5. make && make install
>> Rene had written to me saying:
>>> Can you copy the files from:
>>> Into your local SANE source and recompile sane-backends?
>> I had a look at the trunk/backend location and there are 3
>> subdirectories there:
>> Avision. c
> those are files, not subdirs, but yes, that is what we are after.
>> Referring to te extracted files from 1.0.18 in the temporary Backend
>> Folder there are the same named files but avision.conf is in the
>> extracted files as avision.conf.in
>> I assume I copy the trunk/backend files into the Backend folder of the
>> temp directory, but what about the avision.conf.in?
> yes, overwrite the files in 'backend', but rename rene's avision.conf
> to avision.conf.in first. that is a more recent change that rene
> perhaps did not make to his private copy.
> then you are off to step 4. you will want to make sure you have
> /usr/include/usb.h first. if not, install the libusb-dev or
> libusb-devel package that came with your os.
> you need to determine where your existing compilation of sane has
> installed its files, and pass the correct arguments to ./configure to
> use the same locations. this will overwrite the originals instead of
> installing a second copy (which causes issues generally). run
> configure with the --help option for more info.
> basically, we want to overwrite the scanimage and sane-find-scanner
> programs, (probably in /usr/bin), the saned daemon program (probably
> in /usr/sbin) as well as libsane.so.* and the sane/libsane-* libraries
> (probably in /usr/lib). we also want to overwrite /etc/sane.d
> probably something like:
> ../configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var
I am using 32 bit ubuntu.
The string above does not work for me at the moment. I think because I
do not know where to place it.
I have put the sane source code as updated by Rene's coding in
Assuming that the installed versions of sane backends are as stated above by you. Opening terminal which folder should I cd to run your configure string above?
> though if you are on a 64 bit linux system you might have to add
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