[sane-devel] A problem with Epson GT2500

Wolfram Heider wolframheider at freenet.de
Fri Apr 24 00:10:00 UTC 2009

On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 01:32:23 +0200, Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:

> "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 ;-)

Sorry - a mistyping
> 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.
I know that iscan isn't affected. But my point was that with me any other frontends (as scanimage, scanadf, kooka, xsane, etc) weren't affected neither.

>> 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,

Anyway iscan/epkowa in combination with the GT-2500 is a real useful thing. Thanks for it.

Hope this helps (this should be followed by a grin smiley, but my browser doesn't produce it - it's an alpha-version - so another sorry).

Wolfram Heider

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