[sane-devel] Submit a pull request for an updated scanner driver (Pixma)?
Earle F. Philhower, III
earlephilhower at yahoo.com
Fri May 11 04:03:03 BST 2018
I didn't realize the move to gitlab was so new, but I definitely appreciate the hiccups involved.
I was able to send in the merge request (MR #1, in fact!) from my branch to the sane-projects/backends repo, but as far as I can see only one of the project members (aka write access) can actually do an assignment or add a label. Makes sense, but I'll have to lean on one of the project members for that.
On Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:38:39 AM PDT, Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:
Earle F. Philhower, III writes:
> I posted a week or so back about adding in JPEG support for the Canon
> Pixma Maxify backend. This is needed because the ADF on the Maxify
> MB2120 (and probably other Maxify like the MB5000 where the flatbed
> works but ADF doesn't w/the GIT version) can only return data in JPEG
> format, not raw bytes.
> I've got working code and can now scan from my ADF or flatbed without
> any issue, in color, grayscale, or lineart with it transparently going
> back and forth from JPEG to RAW.
> How can I go about submitting it for review or a pull request?
> I've set up a gitlab account, but I don't seem to be able to submit a
> PRs against the sane-devel/backends repo at all. My branch is at
> The README and other document in the backends/ repo didn't give me any
> pointers, either. Any direction appreciated. Thanks,
Sorry about that. I had "temporarily" disabled the Merge Request
functionality while trying to hash out some sort of policy. It
faded to the back of my mind and ... well, you just nudged my mind ;-)
The notes on  and in particular the quote from the website are
good general advice in the mean-time so I've re-enabled Merge Requests
again. You should be able to submit an MR for your changes. When you
do, add the backend/pixma label (and assign @ro-ben and/or @llagendijk
as they are most familiar with that backend).
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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