Re: xsane requests username and password after saned has exited

From: Ben Stanley (
Date: Sun Jun 03 2001 - 16:46:12 PDT

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    Nick Lamb wrote:

    > The SANE bug aside if you kill Xsane but leave the Gimp process alone
    > it should allow you to continue using Gimp and even re-start XSane
    > from the Aquire menu. If killing the XSane process crashes Gimp that's
    > a Gimp bug -- half the point of using separate processes for plug-ins
    > is the reduced impact of plug-in crashes.

    The main reason I was concerned about this is that the message you get from
    gimp after xsane crashes (or is killed) suggests that gimp's internal memory
    structures may have been corrupted, and that you should re-start gimp. That's
    all I have to go on.


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