[sane-devel] CIS scanners: to calibrate or not to calibrate :) this is the question (my scanner is mad and lazy :)
rene at exactcode.de
Sat Jun 28 11:27:16 UTC 2008
litlle girl wrote:
>> The windows driver probably calibrates once, when the scanner is
>> first used, and stores the reference data somewhere (file, registry,
>> The SANE driver should try to do the same (not registry of course,
>> but some /var/... whatever file-system location.
>> René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
>> http://exactcode.de | http://t2-project.org | http://rene.rebe.name
> This is very good idea! :)
> I think "calibrate.conf" is good place to put calibrate data.
> calibrate.conf structure:
> vendor, product, mode (Lineart,Gray,Color) calibrate data
> Maybe "recalibrate" option will be needed :)
As proecssed run with normal user's ID have to be able to
write to it some Un*x a-like /var/state/sane/$backend-$model.raw
file should be more suitable.
But as I'm not in CPU-less scanners the backend authors
will probably figure out what they like most.
René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
http://exactcode.de | http://t2-project.org | http://rene.rebe.name
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