[sane-devel] Last call for XSane patches

Ralph Little skelband at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 21:24:56 BST 2019


On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 12:09 AM Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org>

> > Debian
> > ========
> > 0001-lcms2_configure.
> > This duplicates the effect of another patch to the configure file. We
> > will shortly be removing configure from the repo
> > The other patches fixes things in configure.in.
> As long as you've also updated the current configure (by running
> autoconf) skipping this seems fine.  If you haven't the fixes will not
> take effect.
Done. Just now. Thanks for the reminder!

> 0100-deb_docviewer
> > This changes the default browser to sensible-browser. I think this is a
> > distro specific change.
> > In future, perhaps we could make this something that could be configured
> > rather than necessitating a patch.
> Indeed, sensible-browser is distro-specific, as are www-browser and
> x-www-browser.  Being able to configure the browser would be nice.
> Create an issue to remind yourself, perhaps?

Will do.

ACK.  Does the bug report contact point to openSUSE?  If so, that'd be
> great.  I prefer not having to troubleshoot distro-specific issues.
> Distro maintainer's can upstream their issues if it's really ours :-)

Perhaps there are a number of these things that could be added to configure
to remove the need to patch these things.

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