[sane-devel] genesys backend update

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Thu Jul 18 17:08:15 UTC 2013

Hi Albert,

Please be patient 'til tomorrow. My ppa uses the daily git snapshot file
from the sane website. Stef's commits will be available with the next


Am 18.07.2013 10:20, schrieb Albert ARIBAUD:
> Le 18/07/2013 08:50, Stef a écrit :
>>      Hello,
>>      thanks for an hardware donation from Dany Qumsieh, I have been able
>> to work on better support for the LiDE 210. I have improved scanning
>> speed at resolution below 600 (saving about 8s), and in the process
>> improved darkness issue with this scanner (#313886).
>>      Incorrect gray scans geometry has also been fixed. However, since
>> the motor of the LiDE 100 and 210 can't work at very low resolution, the
>> gray scans show some "staircase effect" due to the fact that scan is
>> done at a higher resolution, and lines discarded to match the real
>> target. I hope to alleviate this by enabling true gray on these sensors.
>> Regards,
>>      Stef
> Thanks a lot, Stef!
> Darkness is the essential reason I don't use my 210 with Sane right
> now, so it's great to know the situation has improved, and I would
> love to see how much it has.
> I see your changes are in the git repo, but is there a package
> available somewhere? I've found
> <https://launchpad.net/~rolfbensch/+archive/sane-git>, but even though
> it packages daily snapshots, it is not daily itself, and it currently
> doesn't contain your changes.
> Amicalement,

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