[sane-devel] regarding SANE_STATUS_WARMING_UP

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Sun May 31 23:23:48 UTC 2009

"m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> writes:

> [snip]
> I also would like to add a generic 'SANE_STATUS_RETRY' for those cases
> where the backend has to block during sane_start because it must
> ingest the entire image before the size is known.

The standard allows backends to return an unknown height, so what kind
of cases are there when the width can't be known before slurping in the
whole image?

> I'd rather not block...

I'd rather not hog memory ... ;-)
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS Corporation
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