[sane-devel] [PATCH] sane-desc: add support for udev's hwdb
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Wed Jul 17 23:18:37 UTC 2013
Tom Gundersen writes:
> udev now comes with a hardware database (hwdb) which is meant to replace large
> rule files as the one typically shipped with sane. This should significantly
> speed up the processing of usb add events.
That'd be nice. Two comments:
> + "# If your scanner is supported by some external backend (brother, epkowa,\n"
> + "# hpaio, etc) please ask the author of the backend to provide proper\n"
> + "# device detection support for your OS\n"
The epkowa.desc file is included in doc/descriptions-external and I
(normally) send patches to the mailing list for inclusion. Is there
anything else that should be done?
> + printf
> + ("# If your scanner isn't listed below, you can add it to a new hwdb file\n"
> + "under /etc/udev/hwdb.d/.\n"
> + "#\n"
Shouldn't there be a "# " before "uder /etc/udev/hwdb.d/.\n"?
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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