[sane-devel] Question on Parallel port devices

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Mon Jan 14 12:45:12 GMT 2019

Hi Daniel,

Daniel Glöckner writes:

> Hello,
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:25:38AM +0100, Johannes Meixner wrote:
>> In recent openSUSE the package libieee1284 was dropped
>> (in March 2018) because libieee1284 requires Python2
>> which is is considered to be deprecated/outdated.
> AFAICS the epson backend does not use ieee1284* or sanei_pp*
> functions. It uses sanei_pio functions to access the parallel
> port hardware, which does not go through libieee1284.

Looking with

  git grep -E '(ieee1284|sanei_pp)' -- backends/epson* sanei/sanei_pio.*


  git grep sanei_pio -- backends/epson*

on current HEAD of the master branch, a8fb090f, indicates you're correct.

Hope this helps,
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