[sane-devel] incompatible iscan-2.11.0

Julien BLACHE 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.


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