[sane-devel] Running a scanner's Windows application under an emulator?

stef stef.dev at free.fr
Thu Nov 12 05:22:03 UTC 2009

Le Thursday 12 November 2009 02:24:18 Mike B., vous avez écrit :
> Hi All,
> I plan to purchase a scanner which is not yet supported but SANE but it
>  will be supplied with a Windows scanning application.
> Is it possible to run such an application under an Windows emulator like
>  wine (until SANE supports the scanner)? has anyone actually done this?.
> Thanks,
> Mike.


	from the doc on winehq (http://www.winehq.org/docs/wineusr-guide/misc-things-
to-configure , section 3.3.5), wine is using SANE to provide TWAIN support. So 
I'm afraid it won't work.
	Running your scanner from a vmware windows guest OS will work.


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