[sane-devel] [PATCH] HP LaserJet M1005 Backend

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 01:37:47 UTC 2008

well, i might have broken the rules a bit, but i went ahead and added
the backend. so far, this has been the only perk of the job :)


On 1/17/08, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/16/08, Alessandro Zummo <azummo-lists at towertech.it> wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:41:15 -0500
> > "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > we are in feature freeze for the pending release now, so it's too late
> > > to get it in sane, unless we are willing to let the release date slip.
> > > Since we anticipate more regular releases in the future, i am inclined
> > > to hold off on this until next time. comments from other devels?
> >
> >
> >  well, given that is a whole new backend, and for a single model,
> >  even if it doesn't work, it shouldn't alter the stability of other parts of SANE.
> >
> >  I'd include it, having it in the wild would lead to more bug reports
> >  than within the development cvs, where maybe there is no-one with that
> >  scanner model.
> the patch does apply cleanly, and builds with far few errors than most
> other sane backends, so it is perhaps reasonable to include it. the
> only thing i see strange about it, is that it does not use DBG macro
> at all. perhaps the backend is perfect, and therefor does not need
> debugging output, but our users systems can be messed up in odd ways
> which can be quickly solved with a little debugging.
> Couriousous- are you up for adding some DBG calls (look at any other
> backend for examples)
> allan
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