[sane-devel] [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Re: recommendation needed]]
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 20:16:21 UTC 2008
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:14 PM, Louis Lagendijk
<louis at lagendijk.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 16:07 -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Louis Lagendijk
>> <louis at lagendijk.xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> > On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 15:42 -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
>> >> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Louis Lagendijk
>> >> <louis at lagendijk.xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> >> > On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 15:20 -0400, m. allan noah wrote:
>> >> >> is the existing sanei_udp code of any use to your driver?
>> >> >>
>> >> > I started off re-using the code I wrote for the CUPS bjnp backend. I am
>> >> > considering re-writing the code to re-use sanei_udp and sanei_tcp code,
>> >> > but a lot of the code is about message formatting and parsing. Re-use
>> >> > will help in porting to other platforms (I am on x86_64 Linux).
>> >> >
>> >> It remains to be seen that any other backends will ever use it, so i
>> >> would be inclined to keep as much of it with the backend as possible.
>> >> using the existing sanei_usb and sanei_tcp would be good if you can,
>> >> but not a requirement.
>> >> N. Martin should weigh in at this point.
>> > It was Nicolas that recommended I ask the question on the list as he was
>> > not sure what the preferred route would be. It was actually him that
>> > brought up the argument of the IANA allocation :-). I would tend to
>> > agree with your argument that it is not very likely that any other
>> > backend will ever use the protocol implementation.
>> IIRC, some backends have sanei_* portions inside of them, making it
>> easy to move later if required. how about that?
> This is exactly what I did. I have a single c source file (pixma_bjnp.c)
> that uses sanei_bjnp_xxx names for the non-private functions, where
> pixma_bjnp.h defines the interface.
>> i just added to you the accept filter, but i dont know if that was
>> what was blocking you. try again and we'll see.
> Ok, here we go.....
looks good on both counts :)
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