[sane-devel] sane-utils

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Apr 27 23:18:29 UTC 2009

Cc'ing this to sane-devel again.

johnny <johnnywoo2 at gmail.com> writes:

> Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> johnny <johnnywoo2 at gmail.com> writes:
>>> I need sane-utils in order to install iscan (image scan! for Linux) on
>>> a rpm-based Linux distribution.
>> Why?  TTBOMK, our RPMs do not use anything from sane-utils.
>> What version of iscan are you using?  Are you trying to install the RPM
>> or compiling from from source?  What are the error messages that make
>> you believe you need sane-utils?
>>> I have libsane1, sane-backends, sane-frontends, xsane, saned but I
>>> cannot seem to find sane-utils.
>>> PS. Running Mandriva Linux 2009. Thank you for your help.
>> Hope this helps,
> Hello,
> Thank you for your quick response.
> After further investigation, it seems that I had a conflict between
> sane-backends-iscan and iscan. I am using the rpm version of iscan. I
> uninstalled sane-backends-iscan and now everything is fine. Thank you
> again.

Sounds like you found another case of


If so, you may want to reopen the bug report.

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