[sane-devel] Epson Perfection V800 error
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed May 13 12:06:21 UTC 2015
Stef did some work a few years ago on sanei_configure_attach, which
might fill the need. In the short term, I will say that my backends
all call sane_get_devices inside sane_open if there is no cached list
On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 10:17 PM, Olaf Meeuwissen
<olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
> Alessandro Zummo writes:
>> On Wed, 13 May 2015 08:28:24 +0900
>> Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
>>> Wouldn't the Right Thing to do be to change the backend to read its
>>> configuration in sane_init()? The SANE spec is pretty clear about the
>>> fact that frontends do not have to call sane_get_devices() before they
>>> call sane_open().
>> due to the way sanei_config_attach works, reading the config
>> file will trigger a scan of all the devices, which I would rather
>> avoid when the user specifies a device in sane_open().
>> the whole config system probably needs an overhaul, as
>> there's much duplicate code in a lot of drivers.
>> we need something to parse the configuration on startup
>> and act on it at a later stage, but I don't have the time do
>> write it.
>> so if this patch works, it's the best I can do right now ;)
> I thought so much but it is better to be explicit about that, either in
> the mail or better yet in the patch itself in the form of code comments
> for example.
> Thanks for the patch,
> Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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