Re: xsane-0.69 sourcecode released

From: Eugene Kanter (
Date: Sat Dec 30 2000 - 08:59:50 PST

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    On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Oliver Rauch wrote:

    > Here the changes in details:


    > - changed way to find out home directory in xsane-back-gtk.c:
    > now getenv(ENVIRONMENT_HOME_DIR_NAME) is used instead of getpwuid(...)->pw_dir.
    > (getenv is usable for Win32 and unix, getpwuid makes problems on Win32)
    I would not switch from getpwuid to getenv on UNIX because getenv is
    generally less reliable. Please use conditional compilation and leave
    original getpwuid->pwd code for UNIX in place.

    And thank you very much for aclocal.m4 fixes. I guess I was patching it in
    the right direction...


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