[sane-devel] About add new backend

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 13:18:04 UTC 2014

Perhaps you need to install pkgconfig on your system? You will also
need to make some modifications to backend/Makefile.am. See
doc/backend-writing.txt (which really should be updated to suggest not
running autoreconf, as per doc/releases.txt)


On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 6:09 AM, 无极 <263544312 at qq.com> wrote:
> Hello Mr all:
>   I want to add a new backend, but failed.  Could you please give me some
> advice, Thank you.
>   step 1>Download the git-version environment
> "sane-backends-git20141103.tar.gz",
>     from:  http://www.sane-project.org/snapshots/
>   step 2> ‍Add the backend name to ALL_BACKENDS in configure.in
>   step 3> ‍Add the source code files to the backend/ directories.
>   step 4> ‍Run autoreconf.
>               ↑ Errors Occured
> Error information:
>   Possibly undefined macro: AC_DEFINE
>   If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
> I am not sure if the problem is the git-environment,
> Best Regard, Thanks !‍
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