Re: advice about concurrent Linux/NT development?

From: Oliver Rauch (oliver.rauch@Wolfsburg.DE)
Date: Tue Jul 18 2000 - 09:45:02 PDT

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    Richard Beare wrote:

    > Hi All,
    > I'm about to begin developing a machine that incorporates a scanner.
    > There is a requirement that the control software should run under both
    > NT and Linux. Our initial work will use Linux. Does anyone have any
    > experience making scanner based applications operate under both Linux
    > and NT. Is there any way of avoiding twain entirely for the windows
    > part? I'm assuming that I'm going to have to abstract the bits I'm
    > interested using sane on Linux and twain under NT and provide a common
    > interface at some level.
    > Does anyone have any other suggestions?

    Is network scanning a solution (eg scanner always on linux, frontend on winnt and linux) ?
    Then you (only) need to handle the sane commands via network backend.


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