[sane-devel] escl backend and ippusbxd

Alexander Pevzner pzz at apevzner.com
Fri Mar 20 11:22:23 GMT 2020


On 3/20/20 2:04 PM, Rolf Bensch wrote:
> I've seen that some people need to purge |ippusbxd| before they can use 
> their scanner with escl backend (e.g. 
> https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends/-/issues/256#note_307051019).
> Is this a fix rule? Then I'd like to add a break dependency to 
> |ippusbxd| in my Ubuntu ppa.

ippusbxd has inherent problems that cannot be easily fixed:


ippusbxd may occasionally work with escl backend or not, but in any case 
it will not work stable.

There is a replacement free of these problems:


Note, this software is only needed to connect IPP-over-USB enabled 
device using USB. It is not needed if network connection is in use.


	Wishes, Alexander Pevzner (pzz at apevzner.com)

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