[sane-devel] Canon TR4529 (PIXMA TR4500 Series)

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 20:16:20 GMT 2020

On 21/02/2020 20:26, Jean-Marc Spaggiari wrote:
> So.
> I have cloned the backend repo:
> git clone https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends.git
> Applied the patch (Changed 1200 to 600 and added the last param).
> And now I'm trying to follow the instructions there:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompileSaneFromSource
> running ./autogen.sh failes right from the beginning :( I prints 
> thousands of lines "patch: **** Can't create file ./ltmain.sh.orig : Too 
> many open files" I increased my limit to 10k files, but I'm getting the 
> exact same error. I tried to checkout the 1.0.29 but got the same error.
> after investigations it seems coming from the lack of autopoint. apt-get 
> install solved it.
> I tried to run configure with this command:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib/ --sysconfdir=/etc 
> --localstatedir=/var  --enable-avahi
> But it failed:
> ./configure: line 14868: syntax error near unexpected token `noext,'
> ./configure: line 14868: `AX_CXX_COMPILE_STDCXX_11(noext, optional)'

If you are on Ubuntu, you need to install the "autoconf-archive" package.


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