[sane-devel] Possible to make test backend to slow down?

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sun Jun 9 08:09:05 BST 2019

Hi Mark,

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Mark DM writes:

> I am testing using the test backend and have an issue in that it responds
> much more quickly that a real scanner. I am  working with making eSCL
> compatibility and need to see if there is a way to slow it down so a
> virtual scan takes more than a couple of seconds. This is the only way I
> will be able to get status info during the process which is normal in eSCL
> . Any ideas? It seems it would have delays written into it  to really truly
> simulate a scan.

Read the sane-test manual page?  ;-)

I see read-limit, read-limit-size, read-delay, read-delay-duration
options that might be of use.

Hope this helps,
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