[sane-devel] Suicidal Child Process - SANE

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 14:37:20 UTC 2008

what scanner and backend are you using?


On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Ian Harding <harding.ian at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is kind of odd
> % catch [exec scanimage] foo
> Terminated
> When I exec scanimage from inside AOLServer, it goes ahead and shuts
> down the server.  I figured out that it happens when the scanner is
> on, and ready, but does not have a document in the ADF.
> From the command line it looks like this
> $ scanimage
> scanimage: sane_start: Document feeder out of documents
> scanimage: Received signal 15
> scanimage: Trying to stop scanner
> scanimage: Received signal 15
> scanimage: Aborting
> There may be a "status" of some kind I can check from SANE without
> crashing before I try scanning but I haven't found it yet.
> Is there any way to prevent this from killing my server in the
> meantime or is "catch" the biggest gun I have for that?
> Thanks,
> - Ian
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