[sane-devel] XSane GIMP support

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Sun Sep 29 05:27:38 BST 2019

Hi Ralph,

Ralph Little writes:

> Hi,
> Has anyone a view on support for "older" GIMPs?
> I currently use GIMP 2.10 which has the new CEGL conversions added.
> Many of the compiler warnings I am having to deal with relate to
> deprecated pre-CEGL GIMP plugin functionality.
> My feeling is that a V1.0.0 XSane should support fairly recent versions
> of things.
> My thoughts are that people using GIMP tend to keep up-to-date but I
> know that some, perhaps more casual users are on older release tracks in
> Debian etc and I don't want to break their use cases.
> One possibility might be to try to support the newer AND older versions
> with configured version detection. The GIMP plugin stuff is fairly isolated.
> Conversion to CEGL involves a fair amount of work to use the new
> CEGL-related function set. It looks a lot different.
> I could do that, but perhaps it is not worthwhile?
> Any thoughts?

Yup, I just added them to the issue you submitted ;-)


Hope this helps,
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