[sane-devel] CUPS dependency

Simon Matter simon.matter at invoca.ch
Thu Aug 20 23:45:59 UTC 2015

> Hello,
> I'm trying to pack sane for OpenWRT. As routers normally have low FS
> space,
> it is important to keep program sizes and dependencies to a minimum.
> While compiling sane-backends, I tried to look for usages of CUPS in every
> source file and I did not find. Without cups-devel, I get the same
> backends
> compiled. When compiled with cups, every sane .so gets linked to it.
> Is cups dependency still necessary?

At least for 1.0.24, cups seems required for the kodakaio backend.

> Also, I did not find a way to tell configure to ignore cups (except by
> patching it). Is there a better way?

Me too I didn't find a better way than patching.


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