[sane-devel] Proposed patch for scanimage in sane-backends-1.0.22

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Mon Jun 27 02:42:01 UTC 2011

Does the backend for your scanner have a wait for button option ?

Thats what I use, just wish my scanner had a jack on the back that let
me plug in
a foot switch. I'm marking off the days till the resellers warranty
runs out so I can
add one myself.

On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 3:58 AM, Yoann Seeleuthner <yogos2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to suggest a patch to add a new option to scanimage.
> The idea is to allow user to sleep scanner for a time between two scans in
> batch mode.
> I did this patch because I wanted to scan a book manually, and batch mode
> was too fast (not enough time to turn page), whereas a script looping on
> normal mode was too slow (at least 6 seconds between two scans with my
> scanner).
> So this patch add an option (--batch-delay=INT) that sleep scanimage for INT
> seconds.
> This patch have been generated on sane-backends-1.0.22 with "diff -cr
> sane-backends-1.0.22-old/ sane-backends-1.0.22/ > patch.diff"
> I hope you will accept it.
> Best regards.
> Yoann
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