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Backends for scanner access

These are the backends for the Scanner Access Now Easy project. They allow you to access various scanners either locally or remotely using saned.

Version: 1.0.31 License: GPL-2+ GitHub
Maintainers No Maintainer
Categories graphics
Platforms darwin
  • avahi (enable Avahi support for saned and the net backend)
  • escl (include the eSCL backend)
  • gphoto2 (include the gphoto2 backend)
  • no_local (turn off compilation of all backends but net)
  • pnm (enable the pnm backend for testing frontends (possible security risk, see PROBLEMS file))
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

"sane-backends" depends on

lib (8)
build (2)

Ports that depend on "sane-backends"

Port notes

Edit ${prefix}/etc/sane.d/dll.conf to enable only specific backends for a noticeable performance gain.

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sane-backends seems to have been updated (port version: 1.0.31, new version: 1.1.1)

livecheck ran: 12 hours ago