[sane-devel] segfault in sane_net_get_devices connecting to network saned

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Tue May 11 05:54:26 UTC 2010

Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:


> FWIW, this is just a perennial, frustratingly-in-every-release-of-Ubuntu 
> permission problem.  If I run xsane as root, it works just fine, to the local 
> device that is, as proof that the brscan3 driver works at least.

That's what you get for using a proprietary backend that isn't properly
integrated in the system (udev/consolekit).

Though Ubuntu could do a better job when it comes to SANE, they're not
really at fault for this one.


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