[blfs-dev] [blfs-book] r11578 - in trunk/BOOK: . pst/scanning

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 3 17:38:24 PDT 2013


Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> Em 03-08-2013 19:39, bdubbs at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org escreveu:
>
>> Tag last packge for lfs72.
>> Remove lfs72 entities.
>>
>> Modified:
>>     trunk/BOOK/general.ent
>>     trunk/BOOK/pst/scanning/xsane.xml
>
>> Modified: trunk/BOOK/pst/scanning/xsane.xml
>> ==============================================================================
>
>> -    &lfs72_checked;
>> +    &lfs73_built;
>
>
> 1. I swear I read from you in a post that all packages were already
> tagged for lfs73, so I did not bother looking at this.
>
> If you do not mind, I would like to change it to lfs73checked, I use it
> regularly.

Fine.  I just wanted to get to all lfs73 and I thought were still 
checking it out.  Just go ahead and change it to lfs73_checked.

> 2. About the problem with the GIMP plugin for sane-frontends, found
> references for it, e.g., in launchpad [1], reported in 2007, confirmed
> in 2012, but no fix until now.
>
> They mentioned and I tested:
>
> $ xscanimage -gimp
> xscanimage: GIMP support missing.
>
> In [1], a work around in GIMP: first "create" a blank image in GIMP
> using the menu or Ctrl-N, then, by magic, the plugin works.
>
> Is it worth mentioning this in the page, next to the instruction to
> create the symlink?

Yes, just add a <note>.

> 3. I would like to include a desktop file for xscanimage (took
> xsane.desktop and just changed the package related words):
>
> {{
> cat > /usr/share/applications/xscanimage.desktop << "EOF"
> [Desktop Entry]
> Encoding=UTF-8
> Name=XScanImage - Scanning
> Comment=Acquire images from a scanner
> Exec=xscanimage
> Icon=xscanimage
> Terminal=false
> Type=Application
> Categories=Application;Graphics
> EOF
> ln -sv -f ../sane/xscanimage-icon-48x48-2.png \
>              /usr/share/pixmaps/xscanimage.png
> }}
>

That's fine too.  Just add what you think is right.  In this area, you 
certainly know more than I do.

   -- Bruce






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