[sane-devel] libusb not available
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 13:41:07 GMT 2020
Do you have the header files for libusb installed? On other platforms
this would come from a package called libusb-dev or libusb-devel.
On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 3:00 AM Olaf Meeuwissen
<paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> Tom Buckler writes:
> > Hello,
> > I am wanting to install a new instance of sane on OSX:
> > When I go to
> > $ ./configure BACKENDS="fujitsu"
> > I get
> > *** Warning: sane-backends will be built without USB support. There may
> > Yet libusb is installed via homebrew:
> > taws27 on TAWS27: /usr/local/lib$ ls -l libusb*
> > lrwxr-xr-x 1 taws27 admin 46 10 Feb 23:16 libusb-1.0.0.dylib -> ../Cellar/libusb/1.0.23/lib/libusb-1.0.0.dylib
> > lrwxr-xr-x 1 taws27 admin 40 10 Feb 23:16 libusb-1.0.a -> ../Cellar/libusb/1.0.23/lib/libusb-1.0.a
> > lrwxr-xr-x 1 taws27 admin 44 10 Feb 23:16 libusb-1.0.dylib -> ../Cellar/libusb/1.0.23/lib/libusb-1.0.dylib
> > Thoughts appreciated,
> Please run `./configure --with-usb BACKENDS=fujitsu` and send the
> `config.log` file to the list. You may want to compress the file
> as large messages end up in the moderator queue.
> That is not a problem per se, but it slows down communication.
> Even when compressed, the message may be too large.
> Alternatively, you could create an issue for this at
> I don't have access to any MacOS systems, so can only really debug
> this via that log file.
> That said, do you have `pkg-config` installed? If not, that is most
> likely why libusb is not detected.
> Apologies but we don't see many MacOS folks around here so our build
> instructions may be lacking a bit for that OS.
> Hope this helps,
> Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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