[sane-devel] [iscan] New release available

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Feb 13 05:38:04 UTC 2012

upscope <upscope at nwi.net> writes:

> On Monday, February 13, 2012 10:27:56 AM Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> upscope <upscope at nwi.net> writes:
>> > On Tuesday, February 07, 2012 09:40:34 AM Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> >> [snip release announcement]
>> > 
>> > Just a quick question. Who is going to support the software now.  I
>> > called Epson Support the other day because a failure of
>> > iscan-2.28.1-3.ltdl7.x86_64.rpm where is compiled againt libpng.
>> > 
>> > Error:
>> > libpng warning: Application was compiled with png.h from
>> > libpng-1.2.31 libpng warning: Application  is  running with png.c
>> > from libpng-1.4.8 libpng warning: Incompatible libpng version in
>> > application and library terminate called after throwing an instance
>> > of 'std::bad_alloc'> 
>> >   what():  std::bad_alloc
>> > 
>> > Aborted
>> Please see http://download.ebz.epson.net/faq/linux/faq_ls_00003.html.
>> You need a sufficiently old PNG library for PNG support to work.
>> As to the support question, your local Epson Support is your best bet
>> at the moment (considering the absence of any contact information on
>> the download pages themselves).
>> Hope this helps,
> Thanks. I was hoping to be able to recompile ISCAN for the newer
> libpng.

That ought to do the trick as well (although we haven't tested that).

> Actually libpng12-0-1.2.46-9.1.2.x86_64 is installed in addition to
> libpng14 because VirtualBox needs the earlier version. I still get the
> above error.

That's due to the library search algorithm.  It looks for a usable
libpng.so first, then for a usable libpng12.so.

> I'll search and see if libpng 1.2.31 is available somewhere.
> Thanks for your response.

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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