[sane-devel] Scanner Button Daemon [scanbd]: Release 1.1

Wilhelm wilhelm.meier at fh-kl.de
Wed Feb 8 10:03:36 UTC 2012

Hi all,

just made the bug-fix update scanbd-1.1 available:

svn co https://scanbd.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/scanbd/releases/1.1

or using the file releases at sourceforge:


Fixes are mostly releated to comiling scanbd on ArchLinux reported by 
Alexander Tomisch (alex at tomisch.de). Thanks for testing an reporting!

As usual the developement code is at:
svn co https://scanbd.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/scanbd/trunk

scanbd is a scanner button daemon. It polls the scanner buttons looking
for buttons pressed or function knob changes or other scanner events  as 
paper inserts / removals 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, ...) via 
action scripts. The function knob values are passed to the 
action-scripts as well. Scan actions are also signaled via dbus. This 
can be useful for foreign applications. Scans can also be triggered via 
dbus from foreign applications.
On platforms which support signaling of dynamic device insertion / 
removal (libudev, dbus, hal) scanbd supports this as well.
scanbd can use all sane-backends or some special backends from the (old) 
scanbuttond project.
Supported platforms: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD


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