Re: xsane requests username and password after saned has exited

From: Mick Barry (
Date: Mon Jun 04 2001 - 14:37:04 PDT

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    Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:

    > Hi,
    > On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 09:16:53AM +0100, Nick Lamb wrote:
    >> In that case, wouldn't it be a good idea to remove all the special case
    >> code from saned which makes it commit suicide if left idle for more
    >> than a few moments?
    >> By default TCP does exactly what you want, but it seems someone has
    >> dedicated their time to undoing this facility. Perhaps they are on
    >> the list and can explain why?
    > If someone can write a patch and explain what it does exactly, we can
    > include it. However please don't forget other platforms, e.g. OS/2. I
    > don't want to introduce new problems before the next release.
    > As a workaround for 1.0.5: Does it help to just increase the watchdog
    > time to e.g. 30 or 60 minutes?

    Why not allow the period to be set as a command line option.


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