[sane-devel] Patch to make XSane work with SANE 1.1
jb at jblache.org
Sat Oct 11 12:22:38 UTC 2008
stef <stef.dev at free.fr> wrote:
> frontends will have to be changed to benefit from the improvements in the new SANE
> version. These changes are small, and the sane-frontends package give a sample
> implementation. Frontend developers will find help here if they need.
The problem is binary-level backward compatibility, not source-level
The issue is that upgrading SANE should not break frontends
silently. I'm pretty sure the sane_start() change will break not only
multi-page scans but also automated scripts.
There's also the possibility to use a 1.1 backend with a 1.0
libsane, aka using a 1.1 backend with a 1.0 libsane-dll. That's
another variation on that same theme.
Julien BLACHE <http://www.jblache.org>
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