[sane-devel] getenv(SANE_USB_TIMEOUT)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 12:08:26 UTC 2008

On 7/16/08, Lev A. Melnikovsky <leva at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear allan,
>   On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 at 4:46am, m. allan noah wrote:
>  man> there already is a mechanism for the backend to change the timeout:
>  man> sanei_usb_set_timeout.   which takes precedence, the env var or the
>  man> backend?
>  My intention was to only modify sanei_usb_init function. This would change
>  the default value for libusb_timeout if SANE_USB_TIMEOUT is set. Generic
>  "hp" backend does not use sanei_usb_set_timeout() function and will only
>  use the (replaced by SANE_USB_TIMEOUT) default. Those backends that
>  explicitly set the timeout with sanei_usb_set_timeout() will override the
>  default with whatever they think is appropriate...
>  Is this the right thing to do? Please advise

i think that will be ok, backends that override the timeout after usb
init should see no changes.


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