Scanner infrastructure in freedesktop

Étienne Bersac bersace03 at
Mon Jan 22 15:23:01 PST 2007


> Is UDI what HAL uses to identify devices?


> > Do you mean writing a gstreamer src plugin that use SANE to acquire
> > data ?
> Exactly.  That way, it can be passed through image filters the way you
> said someone was doing it for OCR, or it can be just saved directly to
> a file.  Altogether, it should make it a lot more flexible.

Hmm, i do not like the idea of using SANE directly. You will have to
configure the device and pass the handle to the plugin. Also you'll have
to monitor progress. I don't know much about gstreamer, but beware of
misusing gstreamer.

Verso l'Alto !
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