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

Wilhelm wilhelm.meier at fh-kl.de
Thu Dec 2 08:35:23 UTC 2010


Am 02.12.2010 00:12, schrieb m. allan noah:
> That's an interesting solution. 

Yes, you can call it weird ;-)

But it was the fastest for me way to include the fucntionality needed.

> I probably would have tried to add the
> button reading code to the sane backend...

I would be very happy if there would be any effort to do so. But this is
out of my scope at the moment.

> allan
> 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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