Where do I find instructions on how to configure sane-epkowa

Leslie Jensen leslie at eskk.nu
Thu Dec 31 16:25:33 UTC 2009

On 2009-12-31 17:05, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 04:27:12PM +0100, Leslie Jensen wrote:
>> I did a
>> sane-find-scanner -v -v
>> <device descriptor of 0x04b8/0x0130 at /dev/usb:/dev/ugen7.2 (EPSON
>> EPSON Scanner)>
> According to
> [http://www.sane-project.org/lists/sane-backends-external.html#S-EPKOWA],
> your scanner "requires DFSG non-free iscan-plugin-gt-x770". Not sure what that
> means, though.

Neither do I. I'll ask on the sane-devel list.

> And according to /usr/ports/graphics/sane-epkowa/Makefile, the latest version
> of the driver doesn't work yet because of runtime issues, so it builds an
> earlier version. It could just be that this version does not support your
> scanner yet.

Maybe! I'm usually not reading the Makefile, but in this case I can see 
the benefits ;-) Thanks for pointing it out.

> Maybe you should contact the port maintainer.
> Roland


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