m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 11:09:36 UTC 2008
On 7/16/08, Kåre Särs <kare.sars at kolumbus.fi> wrote:
> On Wednesdayen den 16 July 2008 09:28:49 Nicolas wrote:
> > pixma backend can handle batch scan, I've tested it under both xsane and
> > scanimage -b :
> > $ scanimage -b
> > Scanning -1 pages, incrementing by 1, numbering from 1
> > Scanning page 1
> > Scanned page 1. (scanner status = 5)
> > Scanning page 2
> > Scanned page 2. (scanner status = 5)
> > Scanning page 3
> > Scanned page 3. (scanner status = 5)
> > Scanning page 4
> > ...
> > Is that correct ?
> > AFAIK, there's no need to call sane_cancel () at the end of each page,
> > when using the pixma backend.
> > Kare, is there a way I can help with libksane and the pixma backend ?
> > Could you describe exactly the test you're doing, and which fails ?
> > Nicolas
> Thankyou, the problem was that the backend did not accept writes to any
> parameters after a scan without a sane_cancel at the end. After a preview
> scan (without the sane_cancel) it was not possible to make a selection.
> So the problem was that libksane doses/did not follow the standard. I'll fix
> libksane ASAP.
yes- perhaps the standard is not clear enough, but a preview would be
a different batch from the actual scans, so many backends will lock
you out of option changing if you dont call sane_cancel.
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