[sane-devel] scanimage version

Jörn-Ingo Weigert jiweigert at gmail.com
Sat Nov 5 03:25:16 UTC 2016

Hello Vince,

The SANE version in common Linux flavors is 1.0.25, that has nothing to-do
with scanimage which, I am sure, have a higher version number (whatever
that mean to you)

The recent version of SANE is AFAIK 1.0.26

Ingo Weiget

Am 04.11.2016 23:56 schrieb "Vince Radice" <vhradice at cfl.rr.com>:

> Hello,
>     I am having a problem with my scanner - Brother MFC240C.  It worked
> until I upgraded my pc hardware and also the os to Fedora 24 64bit.  I have
> been trying to figure out what is really wrong and came up to a stumbling
> block.  The version of scanimage I have is 1.0.25.  I have contacted the
> current vendor of scanimage. According to them the current version is 5.0
> and is windows only. They do not have the source code to any version
> earlier than 3.0.  I have used xsane in the past but I get an error every
> time I try the scanner.  The error is
> Failed to start scanner: Invalid argument
>     Is this the place to get help trying to figure out what the problem is?
> Thank you,
> Vince Radice
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