[sane-devel] Unable to Build Sane Backends

Ralph Little skelband at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 05:18:36 BST 2020


On 2020-08-31 9:02 p.m., Wes Rishel wrote:
> Once again, thanks for your nearly instantaneous reply. When I run
> ./autogen.sh I get what is shown below an apparent infinite loop
> leading to a segmentation fault. I suspect that this is related to the
> highlighted line below, but I am not clear on what to try ti address it.
> Some specific information.
>   * this is from a download that I made today
>     from https://gitlab.com/sane-project/backends/-/tree/master/backend
>   * I downloaded as a zip and expanded the zip into a newly-created
>     directory. I ran the command in that directory.
>   * prior to running the command I verified the presence of
>     libtool-bin, libusb-dev, autoconf, libjpeg-dev, and gettext, 
>   * All were at or more advanced than the versions specified in the README
>   * I did not check for libgphoto2 or a C++11 compliant C++ compiler
>     as I only intended to rebuild the fujitso backend.
>   * I have rebooted and redownloaded the backends repository to an
>     empty directory with no change
>   * In order to capture the early error output I reran the command as
>     ~/HETP/sane/backends-master$ ./autogen.sh > output.txt 2>&1
>   * my goal is to get a fujitsu backend rebuilt according to the
>     instructions to enable sanner-side compression as described
>     in https://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/sane-devel/2009-April/024516.html
>   * If there is an easier way to accomplish this I am open to
>     suggestions. 
I may be wrong, but I think that I saw this elsewhere.
Make sure you have the autoconf-archive package installed, if that is

You may also require libxml2-dev, but for fujitsu, perhaps not.

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