[sane-devel] scanimage hangs at shutdown (Preparing for a sane-backends release)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 01:31:54 UTC 2015

Good point. Rolf- any chance you could insert a sleep at the end of
main()? Also, does the backend in question use fork() on this distro?


On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 8:30 PM, Olaf Meeuwissen
<olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> m. allan noah writes:
>> I don't understand. Registered atexit handlers should be called when
>> main() returns, which is after sane_cancel. What version of
>> libusb-compat is in use?
> Please remember that sane_cancel() only *initiates* cancellation.  So
> cancellation may not have finished yet when main() returns.  I'm not
> sure if this is causing the problem but thought I'd mention it anyway.
> Hope this helps,
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