[sane-devel] custom SANE backend

Mark DM markosjal at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 21:33:34 GMT 2019

I looked at test.conf and some docs and found nothing about initiating a
scan with a third party command. That is the goal here to use a third party
command, not a USB, parallel, nor network interface

There are two such examples of command line scanner utilities that could
benefit from something like this


you load the command line with the options according to the commands needs
based on what is selected in the GUI.

On Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 2:48 PM Jeff <jffry at posteo.net> wrote:

> On 20/01/2019 19:55, Mark DM wrote:
> > I was wondering if anyone has made a "generic" backend for custom
> > commands to control a scanner.
> Sure. There is the test backend:
> scanimage --device=test --help
> You might have to enable it first, depending on your distro/installation.
> Regards
> Jeff
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