[sane-devel] Completing epson backend deprecation

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Tue Jun 12 10:57:55 UTC 2012

On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 19:37:53 +0900
Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:

> I see it is commented out in backend/dll.conf.in but apparently that
> does not keep people (including binary package maintainers?) from
> activating it.  It's been three years since deprecation, isn't it about
> time it was removed from ALL_BACKENDS in configure.in?  Or at least not
> compiled by default?
> FWIW, there are more backends in this situation.  The same release
> mentions the coolscan2 backend as well, suggesting to use coolscan3.

 While epson2 does quite a better job than epson, coolscan3 has very little
 testing because the hardware is not so widespread.

 I'd keep coolscan2 and remove epson.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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