[sane-devel] Disabling epson backend build

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 13:25:37 UTC 2015

I agree that there cannot be many, but you refused to investigate in
that bug report. Given that the epson backend does seem to support the
scanner, and the code is already in SANE, we should try to use it,
instead of turning users away.


On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 9:11 AM, Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo at towertech.it> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Sep 2015 08:59:08 -0400
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I looked at the epson code- it appears that it will accept 'usb 0xVID
>> 0xPID' instead of just 'usb' in its config file. I propose that we
>> change the default epson config file to list the Perfection 610's usb
>> id, and any other ids that we know epson2 wont support. Then we need
>> to blacklist those ids in epson2 somehow. Then we re-enable the epson
>> backend in dll.conf.
>  Given how many Perfection 610s are out there it seems overkill to me,
>  but I guess it could be done.
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>  Alessandro Zummo - CEO,
>   Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy
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