[sane-devel] Weird behavior in exagear.

Jeff Sadowski jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 22:22:09 UTC 2018

It seems to be wanting .la files when I have .so files so is there a
flag to support shared object files over .la?

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 1:36 PM, Jeff Sadowski <jeff.sadowski at gmail.com> wrote:
> I pulled the current git of sane-backend from
> https://anonscm.debian.org/git/sane/sane-backends.git
> I did
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu
> --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var  --
> make
> make install
> now when I run "scanimage -L" it can't see my scanner. Is there a flag
> I need to use other drivers than the ones it compiles as the brother
> printer driver is a binary package?
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 10:58 AM, Jeff Sadowski <jeff.sadowski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> root at raspberrypi:~:x86$ scanimage --version
>> scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.24; backend version 1.0.24
>> ugh that is old debian-8 image from exagear is a bit dated.
>> I'll get the current backend and compile that and see if that works.
>> I have no idea how or if this will work since it is an emulated x86
>> architecture.
>> running on arm
>> On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 8:19 PM, Olaf Meeuwissen
>> <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Jeff,
>>> Jeff writes:
>>>> On 07/01/18 05:53, Jeff Sadowski wrote:
>>>>> I'm using debian in exagear do they compile scanimage without support
>>>>> for jpeg and png? It is looking like I have to try and put some other
>>>>> virtual os on my raspberry pi 3 system.
>>>> Isn't it just easier to use ImageMagick or GraphicsMagick to convert
>>>> from pnm to what you want?
>>> Support for JPEG and PNG output was added to scanimage in 1.0.25.  So if
>>> you have that (and your distribution enabled it), you don't need either
>>> of the *Magick's.  Note that there were some bugfixes to the JPEG and
>>> PNG support in 1.0.27.
>>> Hope this helps,
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