[sane-devel] Disabling epson backend build

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sun Sep 13 02:32:47 UTC 2015

Alessandro Zummo writes:

> On Sat, 12 Sep 2015 09:25:37 -0400
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>  From what I understand, the user that got it correctly was scanning
>  in grayscale, the other in color.
>  that scanner has problematic color output and I cannot implement
>  it reliabily without having it in my hands.

Is this one of those scanners that have the RGB components on different
scanlines (several lines apart, depending on the resolution used) or is
this simply an RGB vs BGR issue?  IIRC, even the epson backend doesn't
get the former issue right.  The epkowa backend does.

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2            FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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