Re: xscanimage -g (a new problem)

From: Henning Meier-Geinitz (
Date: Mon Dec 18 2000 - 12:07:23 PST

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    On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 06:20:11PM +0000, Olly Edgar Mctwist wrote:
    > I have sane(1.01) working fine,

    1.01 is really old. I'm pretty sure that it has lots of bugs.

    > in the aspect that xscanimage and
    > scanimage etc. work great. I have gimp/ gimp-dev(1.04) installed. I
    > configure spits out looking for gimp.h...yes. Then I run make,

    If configure finds the header I'm pretty sure that it's there.
    Probably in /usr/include/libgimp/gimp.h or /usr/local/include/libgimp/gimp.h.

    > everything compiles fine.

    look for the output when xscanimage.c is compiled/linked. There should be a
    "-lgimp" in the compiler line. Try "nm /usr/local/bin/xscanimage | grep gimp".
    This should show all references to gimp functions in the xscanimage

    > Make install, great. xscanimage -g spits out
    > no gimp support!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This is misleading. The -g option shouldn't be used manually. Just try
    to start xscanimage by gimp (put a link to xscanimage into

    > note: I did a find / gimp.h on my system and turned up nothing. The
    > complete sources for gimp do not include this file either

    I'm sure they do. Try 'locate gimp.h' or 'find / -name "gimp\.h" -print'


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