[sane-devel] Disabling epson backend build

Alessandro Zummo a.zummo at towertech.it
Sat Sep 12 12:50:24 UTC 2015

On Sat, 12 Sep 2015 20:15:57 +0900
Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:

> I don't know what the various distribution do to the dll.conf file that
> their packages install, but since the epson backend has been disabled by
> default for five releases I was thinking to disable the backend's build
> by default as well.

 That's ok for me.

> I checked the bug tracker but could not find any bugs assigned to the
> (retired) epson backend maintainer after the backend was disabled in
> dll.conf.  I did find one bug[1] assigned to you for the epson2 backend
> for the Perfectinon 610 (which is admittedly rather ancient but the
> epson2.desc file claims complete support for it!).

 That scanner it's a bit strange, I've had one user report success
 and that one bug, which reports a failure.

 I'd leave it in the .desc unless we get further complaints.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo - CEO,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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