Re: Compiling Sane Now Infuriating

From: Douglas Gilbert (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 11:16:51 PST

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    Oliver Rauch wrote:
    > "Jeffrey W. Baker" wrote:
    > >
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > Is it actually possible to compile sane? I downloaded both parts of the
    > > 1.0.4 package. I tried to build the backends, but sanei_scsi.c has some
    > > preprocessor horkage by which it includes /usr/include/scsi/sg.h and
    > > /usr/include/linux/../scsi/sg.h, which are clearly the same file and gcc
    > > gets pissed off by redefinition. After I fixed this problem (not the
    > > right way, I'm sure, but by hard-coding #include <scsi/sg.h>), the package
    > > compiled and installed.
    > This seems to be a problem if incompatible system and kernel sg.files
    > kernel-2.4.0 (/usr/src/linux/include/scsi/sg.h):
    > #ifndef _SCSI_GENERIC_H
    > suse-7.0 /usr/include/scsi/sg.h:
    > #ifndef _SCSI_SG_H
    > In previous kernel versions _SCSI_SG_H has been used to make sure
    > sg.h is included only once.

    I don't think this is a recent change; sg drivers back
    the 2.0 have used _SCSI_GENERIC_H in the _kernel_
    header file. I'll look into the possibility of closing
    this discrepancy. Anyway, including both files in
    sanei_scsi.c was probably not intended.

    Doug Gilbert

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