[sane-devel] SANE2 standard completion

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Tue Apr 1 16:30:33 UTC 2008

Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.de> wrote:


> The CUPS backend runs only as long as one particular print job
> is sent to the device, then it finishes.

Same for saned.

> But how to deal with a user who runs a frontend to scan
> multiple sheets on a all-in-one device and in between
> a (longer) print job comes (e.g. from a remote machine)?

Exactly the same situation we have today.

The locking I am talking about is only between SANE clients, in the
sense that it would be possible to tell a user "Sorry, this scanner is
already in use" instead of whatever non-obvious message you get today.


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