[sane-devel] pixma 5300 series not working because of sanei_bjnp_open return status

Martin mhamant at free.fr
Sun Jun 19 11:40:36 UTC 2016

Le 19/06/2016 04:22, Olaf Meeuwissen a écrit :
> Louis Lagendijk writes:
>> On Sat, 2016-06-18 at 10:14 +0200, Martin wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am looking for someone to merge the proposed change to upstream in
>>> https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=315219&gr
>>> oup_id=30186&atid=410366
>>> So we can get a new package/release and make the 5300's scanner to
>>> work
>>> again !
>>> It doesn't work in ubuntu since a long time now :
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/simple-scan/+bug/1526198
>>> Thanks
>> this bug has been fixed in git for almost a year and was included in
>> the 1.0.25 release of sane. Are you using 1.0.25 or a git checkout? If
>> so, this issue cannot be the reason for the fault you are seeing.....
> I assume Martin is using the libsane package from Ubuntu.
> Unfortunately, that package has a *very* misleading version number (in
> wily, xenial and yakkety).  It reads: 1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.  This
> gives the impression that you're using something *after* the 1.0.25
> release while in fact you are using something from the git repository
> *before* the 1.0.25 release.
> In terms of Debian/Ubuntu versioning, the package should be using:
>    1.0.25~git20150528-1ubuntu2
> Part of the confusion is probably to blame on the way we specify the
> version in configure.ac.
> As for Martin's problem, that was fixed on 20150627 so it's not in the
> regular Ubuntu package.  The easiest way to solve this would probably be
> to use the *snapshot* packages from Rolf's PPA
>    https://launchpad.net/~rolfbensch/+archive/ubuntu/sane-git
> @Rolf> You may want to change the versioning of your packages to use the
>         tilde (~) too.  That way, an official 1.0.26 will take precedence
>         when available.
> Hope this helps,

Thank you for the helpful answer, and for the provided workaround.

I hope the official ubuntu package will be updated soon ! :D

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