[sane-devel] backend distribution question
Ruell.Magpayo at ddp.kyocera.com
Thu Jan 24 01:44:25 UTC 2013
I am an engineer from Kyocera and we are writing the SANE support for Kyocera home based MFP devices,
We came across a problem that needs feedback from SANE community,
our situation is, all Kyocera scanner uses a 3rd party API for bank notes scanning prevention, this library is confidential and cannot be distributed along with the source code. Even Kyocera driver engineers does not have access to the source code of the said library.
So we are left with the following options;
1. Distribute Kyocera backends(*.so,etc) as binaries only.
2. Include the backend source code to sane distribution and just link the 3rd party API
Is the above option allowed in SANE?
If not then can the community suggest a better approach for this?
We have no problem in including the backend source code to the standard SANE distribution if not for the 3rd party library I mention above.
Hope you guys can help us on this.
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