[sane-devel] incompatible iscan-2.11.0
jb at jblache.org
Wed Apr 30 16:51:48 UTC 2008
Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> :firmware filename [MD5_checksum]
> The filename should probably not contain path information because it
> may get installed in different locations on different systems. The
> checksum is optional and may be used to verify the file.
Yes, no path information. It's useless.
> Should multiple :firmware entries for a single model be allowed?
> IIRC, there are some Windows drivers out there that include different
> versions of the firmware file for the same device.
If you're going to put a checksum in there, then yes, you'll have to
support multiple firmware attributes. Otherwise it's just pointless
and it gets in the way of usability :)
Also, if the firwmare is extracted from a Windows driver, you'll have
case sensitivity issues to take care of.
Julien BLACHE <http://www.jblache.org>
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