Subject: Re: kern/26117
To: None <,,>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/08/2005 15:37:01
The following reply was made to PR kern/26117; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthias Scheler <>
To: Dieter <>
Cc:, NetBSD GNATS <>
Subject: Re: kern/26117
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 16:36:30 +0100

 On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 08:19:14AM +0100, Dieter wrote:
 > In message <>, writes:
 > > Synopsis: Sane needs to identify the make/model of scanner.
 > > 
 > > State-Changed-From-To: open->analyzed
 > > State-Changed-By:
 > > State-Changed-When: Thu, 08 Sep 2005 08:52:34 +0000
 > > State-Changed-Why:
 > > Adding the suggested ioctl() has no effect on the behaviour of
 > > "sane-backends" which doesn't contain any code to use it.
 > Chicken and egg.  sane-backends doesn't have code to use the NetBSD
 > ioctl, because NetBSD doesn't have the ioctl yet.
 I recognized that. Because it is however not urgent (NetBSD works fine
 without support for auto detection) I've asked Lennart Augustsson
 for his opinion on this change. If he agress this is the correct
 solution I'll commit it.
 > Here is what I had in sane-backends-1.0.14 to use the ioctl.
 Please use "diff -u" or "cvs diff -u" to generate diffs. It makes them
 better readable and keeps "patch" happy.
 	Kind regards
 Matthias Scheler