[sane-devel] Can't use scanner on Mac High Sierra (10.13)

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sat Nov 18 08:48:23 UTC 2017

Hi again,

Olaf Meeuwissen writes:

> Hi Tom,
> Cc:ing the list for the benefit of everyone.
> Tom Myers writes:
>> I have faith that we will get the code to work with High Sierra. I
>> have now been able to build the software now and in my “spare” time
>> trying to debug why it isn’t connecting. It works on 10.11, but not
>> 10.12 or 10.13 so I am hopeful either I find the problem or the group
>> finds the issue.  I figured since I have access to the 12000XL and
>> noticed it wasn’t in there I would share it with the group.
>> Thanks for all the work you do.
>>> On Nov 9, 2017, at 7:51 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Tom,
>>> Tom Myers writes:
>>>> I have been able to build the SANE-Backends-1.0.27 But running it
>>>> gives a problem on USB scanners. It works fine with network scanner
>>>> ――――――― Building ---------------
>>>> ./configure BACKENDS="epson2" PRELOADABLE_BACKENDS="epson2" --with-usb
>>>> make
>>>> make install
>>>> Note it would be great if the epson2.desc file be updated for the new 12000XL
>>>> :model      "Expression 12000XL"
>>>> :interface  "USB"
>>>> :usbid      "0x04b8" "0x015b"
>>>> :status     :good
>>>> :comment    "overseas version of the DS-G20000"
>>> I'd gladly do so but ... seeing that you have trouble using it via USB
>>> on your Mac, what makes you confidently say that this should be added to
>>> the epson2.desc file?
> So seeing that it works on 10.11 (but not on 10.12 and 10.13, yet?),
> I'll add it to the epson2.desc (and epson2_usb.c) file.

Done.  Changes are in d6a93b83.

Hope this helps,
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