[sane-devel] [AVISION 6080E] Who is responsible for libsane.fdi?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri May 22 13:00:45 UTC 2009

the fdi files are the bailiwick of the distro, but we give them the
raw materials to work from. If your machine is not listed in our .desc
files, the distro won't know about it.


On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 6:47 AM,  <emmanuel at engelhart.org> wrote:
>  Hi,
> I have an Ubuntu Jaunty and I have reported two times a problem with the libsane.fdi:
> * https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/hal/+bug/378401 to the sane-backends package
> * https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+bug/280909 to the HAL package
> But I'm not sure to do it in the right way.
> The issue seems for me pretty easy to patch : the scanner works currently only as root. The problem seems to come from libsane.fdi because the AVISION 6080E in not inside. Patching it like described in the bug report 280909 and it works.
> So, do I do something wrong?
> Regards
> Emmanuel
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