[sane-devel] Header files required to build backends
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 11:23:20 UTC 2014
Which header files do they need?
On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 6:14 AM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
<glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> While trying to get the Canon P-215 document scanner work with SANE,
> I stumbled across a driver package directly offered by Canon .
> This driver packages contains two 32 bit packages for both .rpm-
> and .deb-based systems, no 64 bit packages, but at least a source
> tarball with a binary blob and some C code.
> Since my host system is running a 64 bit unstable, I thought I'd
> try rebuilding the package for 64 bit. While doing that, I found
> that the libsane-dev package in Debian currently contains solely
> two header files, namely "sane.h" and "saneopts.h" while the SANE
> upstream sources contain many more headers files from which the
> Canon driver also needs several of.
> Can anyone agree that the libsane-dev package in Debian should
> ship all header files such that external backends can be developed?
> If yes, I'd help Mark Buda, the current maintainer of the package
> in Debian, to get a fixed version of the package into unstable.
> .''`. John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
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