[sane-devel] Scanner addition

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 00:23:56 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 8:23 PM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Leif Arne Storset <leifarne at storset.net> wrote:
>> On the page http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public_s/id/linux/en/instruction_scn1c.html#u9.10
>> , Brother instructs users to open /lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules
>> and add
>> # Brother scanners
>> ATTRS{idVendor}=="04f9", ENV{libsane_matched}="yes"
>> Strangely, they didn't contact you to tell you this...

No, but one of their users contacts us about once per week :) But, we
will not add this rule, because it is a security risk on a multi-user
system to make every device produced by brother accessible to all

"The truth is an offense, but not a sin"

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