[sane-devel] Mac OS X: sane pixma (not) scanning via network

Peter Schoenrank peter at schoenrank.ca
Fri Mar 27 23:05:26 UTC 2009

On 09-Mar-27, at 14:01, Louis Lagendijk wrote:

>  Could you compile a recent CVS version?

On my OS X 10.5 iMac, I re-installed Xcode 3.1. I downloaded the  
nightly CVS tree snapshot


$ cd ~/Desktop/scanning_from_the_command_line/sane-scm-2009-03-27
$ cd sane-backends/
$ export BACKENDS="pixma canon"
$ ./configure &> configure.log
$ make &> make.log

Then I removed all the things installed by the SANE backends 1.1.0-cvs  
2009-02-20 package for Mac OS X 10.5 from Mattias Ellert. Then

$ sudo make install &> sudo_make_install.log

Then I restarted the iMac (mostly to make it easier for me to look  
back through system.log). And with the MX850 still on the network, I

$ export SANE_DEBUG=255
$ export SANE_DEBUG_PIXMA=20
$ scanimage -T &> scanimage-T.log

FAIL Error: Error during device I/O
[pixma] pixma_close(): Canon PIXMA MX850
[pixma] sanei_bjnp_close(0):

scanimage -T doesn’t hang, but the MX850 shows “Scanner is warming  
up...” on its front panel, and the MX850 requires power-cycling.  
system.log shows apparently nothing.

The logs are available at

Peter Schoenrank
mailto: peter at schoenrank.ca
phone: 250-655-6753

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