[sane-devel] [RFC] SANE 1.1.0 Remove linux kernel scanner.o support
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri May 9 00:31:27 UTC 2008
On 5/8/08, Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> Julien BLACHE <jb at jblache.org> writes:
> > "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >> Now that distros have gotten udev under control, and users are
> >> learning to modify it, we have seen cases where a person made their
> >> scanner show up as /dev/scanner. This causes sanei_usb to try and talk
> >> to it like it uses the old kernel scanner module. how about we remove
> >> that code finally?
> > It's well past time. 2.6.3 is no longer history, it's archeology
> > now... :)
> Hmm, just having read those comments about portability and old, never
> updated systems, I find this a bit contradictory. I'm personally all
> in favour to dump scanner.o support but what about those poor embedded
> system developers that have to get something to work on, say, RH 7.1?
Julien seems to give no quarter to old Linux, but has a soft spot for
old Unix :)
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