Re: Problems with sane-0.71 and gimp 0.99.18

David Mosberger-Tang (
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 18:24:43 -0800

>>>>> On 28 Feb 1998 01:24:38 -0800, Kevin Dalley <> said:

Kevin> When I installed a newly compiled sane-0.71 and started gimp,
Kevin> I received the message below and gimp could not access
Kevin> xscanimage. However, I could still run xscanimage directly
Kevin> and access my scanner, which is a UMAX 1200S, by the way.

Kevin> When I went back to sane-0.70, gimp could access sane again.
Kevin> Does anyone know the solution to this problem.

Kevin> query plug-in: "/usr/lib/gimp/0.99/plug-ins/xscanimage"
Kevin> /usr/lib/gimp/0.99/plug-ins/xscanimage: invalid option -- g
Kevin> Usage: xscanimage [OPTION]... [DEVICE]

Looks like GIMP support didn't get compiled in. Maybe you need to
specify --with-CFLAGS and/or --with-LDFLAGS options to configure to
ensure that it can pick up the gimp header file and libraries?


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