SOLVED: scanimage -L doesn't work as normal user
norgaard at math.ku.dk
Sun Jul 31 11:51:54 GMT 2005
On Sat, 30 Jul 2005, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
> Please submit a PR with these both lines.
will do - I didn't do that straight away because I saw no
And then there is the other unresolved problem that
sane-find-scanner no longer identifies the scanner:
# sane-find-scanner -q
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8, product=0x0121) at /dev/uscanner0
while scanimage does:
# scanimage -L
device `snapscan:/dev/uscanner0' is a EPSON EPSON Scanner flatbed scanner
So, I guess my patches are not fully right.
> > I don't know if there is any benefit from using the uscanner
> > device other than the ability to set permissions for the scanner
> > only.
> Using uscanner(4) is "the FreeBSD way", ugen(4) is for USB devices
> without specific driver.
> You have to use uscanner(4), period :)
OK, you win :) I let the alternative solution stand for those who
don't like messing with their source code and don't want to wait
for the patch to be adopted - after all it works even if it's non
Cheers - and thanks for your advice, Erik
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