[sane-devel] A problem with Epson GT2500

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Thu Apr 23 23:32:23 UTC 2009

"Wolfram Heider" <wolframheider at freenet.de> writes:

> It seems to be a pretty choosy bug - on my boxes (various 32 and 64
> bit systems running under Opensuse 11.1 and 11.0) iscan 1.19 and the
> epkowa backend are working fine, and testing with all frontends
> available didn't show any problems.  So could it be related just to
> particular distributions/operating systems?

You mean 2.19.0, right.  We never released a 1.19 ;-)

It a logic bug in the backend.  Like I said, iscan is not affected but
other SANE frontends may be.  It depends on the frontend checking
whether an option is active before it allows you to set it.

> On Wed, 22 Apr 2009 01:55:46 +0200, Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
>> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> writes:
>>> yesterday on the list this was announced as a problem with iscan.
>>> downgrade to 2.17, iirc.
>> That correct, almost.  The problem is in the epkowa backend and does not
>> affect iscan.  Other SANE frontends may be affected, scanimage is known
>> to be affected.
>> For the original post, see:
>>   http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/sane-devel/2009-April/024488.html

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS Corporation
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