[sane-devel] [PATCH] sane-desc: add support for udev's hwdb

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Jul 17 23:26:05 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:18 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen
<olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> 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?

This comment was simply taken from the equivalent for the old udev
rules, so I don't know if it is up-to-date.

>> +  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"?

Indeed, will send new version. Thanks!



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