[sane-devel] Xerox Documate 510 Backend

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 12:28:47 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Rene Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
> 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.

We had a couple (admittedly small) discussions about it, and no one
(including you) objected. I personally dont care what we use (i kinda
like cvs :) but Julien likes git, so we will try it. If it sucks we
will change.

>> 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
> release.

Can you look, and give Brian a better hint as to what to try next?

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