[sane-devel] sane.h and commented out definitions for next version SANE

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 12:27:59 UTC 2010

At this point, I dont think we want to enshrine anything as being part
of SANE2. The proper fix is to either remove that code, or stop
shipping sane-frontends altogether. Frankly, scanimage should be made
to do everything scanadf can do, and the rest of the frontends are not
really maintained.


On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Ilmārs Poikāns <ilmars at delibero.lv> wrote:
> Hi,
> As I understood code in sane.h commented out with "#if 0" is for next
> version SANE. Isn't it better to have one switch like SANE_API_2 in
> sane.h instead of two "#if 0"? See patch to current git master in
> attachment (previous patch I sent was other way round). Then there is
> flexibility to switch on/off new features with one #define in code or
> by passing argument to gcc. WIth those changes old sane-frontends
> compiles successfully (except you need to either add #define
> SANE_API_2 1 to scanadf.c or pass additional argument when compiling
> during make).
> Best regards,
> Ilmars Poikans
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