Bug#401530: usb-scanners don't work on powerpc (little endian)
On Mon, 18 Dec 2006, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Henrique de Moraes Holschuh (email@example.com) [061217 23:17]:
> > On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > > * Holger Levsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) [061204 02:03]:
> > > > scanning with usb-connected devices does not work on powerpc (or all little
> > > > endian archs I guess).
> > > >
> > > > After I followed the instructions in this email,
> > > > http://www.mail-archive.com/hplip-devel%40lists.sourceforge.net/msg00233.html
> > > > and recompiled the package, scanning works.
> > > >
> > > > But I dont think removing that macro is the right solution for all archs :)
> > >
> > > did the maintainer had a chance to take a look in this bug?
> > Yes, and I am waiting for the upstream fix, which is AFAIK in closed beta
> > right now and should be available publicly very shortly.
> Thanks. It is just a bit hard to know about whether someone is working
> hard or not when there is no comment inside the bug.
I have it fixed, but I am on vacation so I may or may not be able to upload
Anyway, what *would* fix a number of big issues would be an OK for the new
upstream version which will be released in one week tops (I am testing it
now, as I get a closed for-packagers-only beta before it is released).
I will try to at least backport the most obvious fixes, but...
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