[sane-devel] problems with scanimage to pdf

Carsten Jensen tomse at tomse.dk
Wed Feb 4 09:17:32 UTC 2015

On 02/03/2015 10:58 PM, m. allan noah wrote:
> Most scanners produce big-endian data, which scanimage writes out to
> disk when it creates the tiff. Any host-side tools that you use on the
> tiffs will probably convert them to little-endian, since that is the
> format of your CPU. If you attempt to rotate all of them (some of them
> by 360 degrees), such that they all become little endian, and all get
> the strip 204 error fixed, does the pdf work better?
> allan
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 4:43 PM, ken <gebser at mousecar.com> wrote:
>> On 02/03/2015 03:21 PM, Carsten Jensen wrote:

If the above doesn't work you could -as a test- make all the tiffs into 
pdf before manipulating them.

Basically you'll need to find where the error occurs.

I hardly doubt this is a bug from sane.
but upgrading your imagemagick might do some good.


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