[sane-devel] Epson2 backend and ADF

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Aug 19 00:56:51 UTC 2013

Michael Koltan writes:

> Am 03.08.2013 05:28, schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
>> Olaf Meeuwissen writes:
>>> Precompiled binaries are available from:
>>>    http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX
> The binaries didn't install because of a missing dependency,

Which one?

> but I was 
> able to compile a deb-package for wheezy (after turning off the tests). 
> But it didn't work correctly, and searching the error drove me nearly 
> crazy until I realized, I was fighting with a hardware problem, not a 
> software problem. After solving the problem with the adf, the epkowa 
> driver now works perfectly without any changes! Thank you very much.

Care to explain the hardware problem briefly?

> I am now trying to change the epson2 driver accordingly; since the 
> epkowa driver supports the nifty feature to determine automatically the 
> scan area for paper from the adf I will try to incorporate this in the 
> epson2 driver.

Why bother if you can just use the epkowa driver?
# I'm solliciting user input here.  I can think of a few reasons myself
# but I'd like to back them up with user feedback.

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