[sane-devel] Scanner Button Daemon [scanbd]: added more backends (from scanbuttond)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 23:12:17 UTC 2010

That's an interesting solution. I probably would have tried to add the
button reading code to the sane backend...


On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Wilhelm <wilhelm.meier at fh-kl.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> some time ago I noticed that the snapscan-backend (at least for the
> epson 1670 scanner) isn't capable of reading the buttons. So I added the
> button-only backends from the (inactive?) project scanbuttond to scanbd.
> Just made some simple tests and it seems to works (at least for the
> epson 1670).
> The code is at:
> svn co https://scanbd.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/scanbd scanbd
> [
> scanbd is a scanner button daemon. It polls the scanner buttons looking
> for buttons pressed or function knob changes and at the same time allows
> also scan-applications to access the scanners. If buttons are pressed,
> etc., various actions can be submitted (scan, copy, email). The function
> knob values are passed to the action-scripts as well.
> ]
> --
> Wilhelm
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