[sane-devel] Proposed Upgrade (pu) branches on GitLab

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Wed Sep 16 17:04:16 UTC 2015

On 16/09/2015 13:07, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Hi devs,
> I've been mail bombing the list, going through unassigned open tickets
> and pushing pu/* branches to my clone of sane-backends at GitLab[1].
>   [1] https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends/branches
> There are ten pu/* branches there as of writing and I have another five
> or so in the pipeline.  And I still have about 50 unassigned tickets to
> look at so there's probably more to come ;-)
> I would appreciate it if some of you could take a look at these branches
> and merge them to Alioth's master.
> There is one must-have: pu/fix-make-dist-targets.  Without it you won't
> be able to roll a tarball.  It also fixes `make distcheck` so you can do
> builds outside of the top-level source directory.
> There are two no-brainers: pu/fix-*.  The numbers refer to the associated
> bug reports.  I'll close those after I see the respective merges of these
> branches.
> In the "IMNSHO-should-have" category:
>   - pu/epson-epson2-usb-split because the epson backend doesn't claim to
>     support *all* the scanners epson2 does --> @alessandro
>   - pu/magicolor-4690MF-support because it adds support for a new scanner
>     --> @reinhold
>   - pu/protect-niash-option-access-315132 because it fixes a slightly far
>     fetched security issue --> @stef
> For MIPS/musl portability, there's:
>   - pu/dont-detach-after-join
>   - pu/fix-musl-inb-outb-detection-on-mips
> and there may be another fix coming for u_char/u_long issues.
> Finally, there's:
>   - pu/bit-depth-reporting-fix which fixes a corner case in scanimage's
>     output
>   - pu/install-umax-pp-tools which addresses something Johannes pointed
>     out on the list.
> I've tried to attribute all the patches to their respective authors and
> timestamp them to match the first appearance that I am aware of.  While
> waiting for some/most/all of these to get merged, I'm off peering over
> unassigned tickets again.
> Hope this helps,


merged, and while I was at it, I ifdef'ed the code that was hidden since 


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