[sane-devel] Scanner Button Daemon [scanbd] 1.3: parse error in config file

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Sat Jan 19 17:54:47 UTC 2013

Hi Wilhelm,

Yesterday I started with scanbd and my CS9000F.

I mentioned an error with scanbd.conf:

$ /usr/local/bin/scanbd -df -c /usr/local/etc/scanbd/scanbd.conf
/usr/local/etc/scanbd/scanbd.conf:197: no such option 'include'
/usr/local/bin/scanbd: parse error in config file

As a workaround I copied the contents of pixma.conf into scanbd.conf.

It could be nice to use the 'include' function. Configuration will be
much easier to use prepared conf files. I'll provide my conf and script
files to the ml when everything is working.


Am 06.01.2013 09:11, schrieb Wilhelm:
> Hi all,
> I like to announce the new version 1.3 of scanbd, the scanner button
> daemon.
> This release is mostly a maintainers release as it restructures the
> layout of the source repository and adds support for autotools /
> configure. This makes compilation / integration much more simple. More
> documentation and helpful integration files (like systemd-config or
> startup for FreeBSD e.g.) for various platforms are added.
> I would like to clearly mention that all the hard work was done by
> Louis Lagendijk (louis at fazant.net)! Many thanks for his efforts and his
> patience!
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/scanbd/files/releases/scanbd-1.3.tar.gz/download
> or
> svn co https://scanbd.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/scanbd/releases/1.3
> [
> 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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