[sane-devel] Xerox Documate 510 Backend

Rene Rebe rene at exactcode.de
Wed Apr 8 12:21:30 UTC 2009

m. allan noah wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 3:44 AM, Rene Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
>> No it isn't.
>> On 08.04.2009, at 04:14, m. allan noah wrote:
>>> judging by the shell, I'd say thats really an Avision machine, very
>>> similar to fujitsu 4010CU. The avision backend is in need of a
>>> maintainer...
> Ah- I am sorry, I made an assumption.
> CVS is not perfect, hence the pending switch to git. But, CVS is not
> the cause of the backend problems. The cause is your insistence on
> using an external scm, and dumping huge patches into sane, which no
> one can debug. If you had used sane cvs all along, we would have had
> small, working commits, and we could have tracked down the problem
> sooner.

Why the heck GIT? Some 6 months ago I brought this up and
most people seemed to like hg or svn. I know some weeks ago
this git thing brought up, but, well, git is a pain to work
with IMHO. Way to hacky and cryptic to use. Hg is way easier
to get used to.

> Brian- I am sorry your query opened such a can of worms, this sort of
> thing is rather irregular. Perhaps Rene can answer your questions, now
> that he is here.

Well, the DM510 ID is in CVS, maybe even the last tarball

   René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
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