Re: X-sane and sane -backend configure error with RedHat7.1 gcc2.96

From: Ben Stanley (
Date: Fri Jun 01 2001 - 22:37:36 PDT

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    I am using RH 7.1, with

    gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-81)

    and I was able to compile sane 1.0.4 (backends and frontends) and
    current CVS snapshots without any trouble. Same goes for xsane 0.76 and
    0.77. In fact, I have made rpms of all of these.


    Tim Waugh wrote:

    >On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 08:56:36AM -0400, ANTONISHEN Robert -CIO PROJ DEL wrote:
    >>Missed the line:
    >> - the redhat gcc 2.96 is not an official gcc version, it is known to make
    >>ems with sane & xsane.
    >If someone could let me know what problems are caused by using
    >2.96-RH, I'd be very grateful.
    >Incidentally, sane (1.0.3 at the moment) and xsane (0.76) work fine
    >for me on Red Hat Linux 7.1.

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