Scanner infrastructure in freedesktop
bersace03 at laposte.net
Sat Feb 10 12:30:51 EET 2007
> It's got support for the options now
> although I still
> haven't gotten around to making the build process more automated (I've
> been spending more time on the actual code).
Ok, i will do it.
> There's also some nasty stuff passing parameters in where it assumes
> that a SANE_Int is the same as a dbus_int32_t, a dbus boolean is the
> same as a SANE_Bool, etc.
For GnomeScan, i wrote a Glib-GObject wrap to SANE. It allows to use
GValue to hold option value. You may have to write a dbus wrapper around
> I don't really know any way to get around
> this (and while it works now, there's a small possibility it could
> break on some strange systems)
The problem is that SANE backends are even slightly different from each
other which can make a frontend dev crazy. So you should really write a
tiny dbus wrapper around SANE types.
> so eventually it would be nice to make
> a modified version of SANE to really integrate with this and get rid
> of any problems.
That's far from a solution. Modify your code, not someone else code.
Keep up the good work. I intend to build GnomeScan on top of imcad for
this summer (SoC).
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