On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 01:49:22AM +0800, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> (1) all backends should read the config file using
> sanei_config_read() instead of fgets(). This makes it easier to
> port SANE to OS/2, and also makes sure all platforms handles any
> line ending in the config files.
The following backends use fgets (just a quick grep, maybe the fgets isn't
used for config file handling):
abaton agfafocus apple artec avision canon coolscan dc210 dc25 dll dmc
hp m3096g microtek microtek2 mustek_pp pint plustek pnm qcam ricoh
s9036 sharp sp15c st400 tamarack umax
Ok, ok, it would have been easier to list the backends that use
The maintainer of mustek_pp told me he would fix this for his backend.
I haven't touched any of these backends until now because I think it is not
only a quick replace of fgets to sanei_config_read. The line ending code
(and other hacks) in the backends should be changed/removed also.
> (2) Some backends uses fprintf(stderr, ...) to print messages. This
> failes when the backend is used over the net. I believe all
> such messages should be sent to DBG(), to make sure they do not
> interfere with the network communication.
You are right. It looks like the following backends use fprintf(stderr, ...):
artec avision dc210 dc25 epson hp microtek microtek2 snapscan
I fixed the unmaintained dc210 backend.
What about snapscan, is there a new maintainer (Steve Underwood)? If yes
this should be added to AUTHORS.
Some more small things:
"missing" manpages: snapscan, canon, coolscan, dc210, v4l
snapscan: If there is no active maintainer I could add a standard manpage
canon: maintainer said he would update manpage + .desc but I haven't heard
from him some time now
coolscan: no answer (or mail was lost)
dc210 + v4l: I added standard manpages now (please check and update!)
missing "interface" entry in .desc file:
artec: maintainer will fix this really soon now :-)
canon: see above
microtek: no answer from maintainer (or mail lost)
mikrotek2: only one entry for a USB scanner?
sane_close () bug:
artec: see above
By the way: The Mustek backend passes the scanimage -T test (directly and
over the net backend) for all the Mustek scanners I can test.
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