[sane-devel] Epson V500 Photo iscan doesn't complile anymore

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Tue Aug 6 14:46:22 BST 2019

Hi Maik,

Maik Wagner writes:

> Hello everyone,
> I am having trouble getting my V500 Photo to run.
> Epson does offer some .deb and .rpm-Files and even source code but all
> of these packages are fairly outdated.
> Source package is at: http://support.epson.net/linux/src/scanner/iscan/
> On Tumbleweed (openSUSE) I am getting the following output:
> make
> [...]
> In file included from basic-imgstream.cc:34:
> basic-imgstream.hh:55:10: fatal error: ltdl.h: No such file or directory
>     55 | #include <ltdl.h>
>        |          ^~~~~~~~
> compilation terminated.

Looks like you're missing a libltdl-devel package.

# I saw that Yuri suggested lib64ltdl-devel.  I also saw that you seem
# to have a /usr/include/ltdl.h.  Curious about it's content ... if and
# only if the above suggestion doesn't fix your problem.

> Can you help out? The support chat didn't seem to understand what I was
> talking about and Epson doesn't seem to have a ticketing system.

EPSON has a support chat?  That's news to me.

# Unfortunately, I'm not surprised they don't know what you're talking
# about :-/

Hope this helps,
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