[sane-devel] libusb not available
tom at buckler.ca
Tue Feb 11 16:31:29 GMT 2020
I'm not sure how to deal with that, as libusb-dev isn't a separate package from libusb as far as I know. But I seem to have gotten past that with pkg-config as per Olaf's suggestion previous.
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> On Feb 11, 2020, at 6:41 AM, m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>>> 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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