[sane-devel] Sane Release 1.1.0 ?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 15:51:54 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Julien BLACHE <jb at jblache.org> wrote:
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is the point of the plain .so name if you can't use it?
> Linking against a specific backend, loading a specific backend from
> the frontend directly, etc.
> And what's the point in having versionned backends if you discard
> the version?

we are not discarding the version, we are trying to find a way for v1
backends to coexist with v2 backends.

> Make the dll backend load v2 and v1 backends if you want. You also
> have to handle duplicates, whether you use versioning or not.
> Really, back out the "warming up" change and do it the proper way
> instead of breaking everything and making things even more complicated
> for no good reason. It seems you haven't discovered half of the issues
> yet, which is very worrying from where I stand.

Please, describe for us how adding a new function to v2 backends is
going to make it easier for v1 and v2 backends to be installed at the
same time.

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