File Release Notes and Changelog

Release Name: 1.0.12

Release Notes

This is the sane-frontends package. 

To find out more about SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) look at the SANE
website: There is also information on how to
subscribe the SANE mailing list (sane-devel).

These SANE applications (frontends) are included in this package (together
with their documentation):

    Frontend               Documentation (man page) 
    xscanimage	           xscanimage(1)
    xcam		   xcam(1)
    scanadf                scanadf(1)

For general information about SANE, read man sane(7).

You must install the sane-backends package before you can compile the
frontends. sane-backends also includes the command-line frontend scanimage
and the network daemon saned.

For details about installation please read the INSTALL file.

For a list of other SANE frontends look at

Developers may wish to look at the SANE standard (sane.tex). It can be found
in the sane-backends distribution or in various file formats at the website:

Please report bugs and missing features at our bug-tracking system:

Change Log

******    Release of sane-frontends-1.0.12   *****

2004-04-17  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* configure Set version to 1.0.12.

2004-04-12  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>
	* src/gtkglue.c: Used "us" for microsecond as the UTF8
	  text didn't work with GTK 1.2. See bug #300621. 

-- snapshot 1.0.12-pre1

2004-04-09  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* INSTALL: Updated supported Gimp versions.
	* configure Make sure that build also works without
	  libgtk 2.0.
	* config.guess config.sub: Updated.

2004-04-05  Gerard Klaver <gerard at gkall dot hobby dot nl>
	* src/gtkglue.c UTF8 patch from Mattias Ellert for
	SANE_UNIT_MICROSECOND, See bug #300621. 
2004-04-05  Gerard Klaver <gerard at gkall dot hobby dot nl>
	* src/gtkglue.c src.gtkglue.h src/preferences.c src/preferences.h
	  src/xcam.c src/xscanimage.c: Add display option one or two column
	  See bug #300450.

2004-04-02  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>
	* src/preview.c src/xscanimage.c: Set sensitivity to false when
	  scanning or previewing. This change fixes some problems that
	  accour when preview ist started again while preview is running.
	  See bug #300220, #300219, and #300218.

2004-04-02  Julien BLACHE <>
	* src/xscanimage.c: fix select_device_callback() to return 0, fixing
	a minor yet annoying bug in the device chooser (radio buttons didn't
	toggle their status when clicked).

2004-02-22  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* lib/usleep.c sanei/sanei_load_values.c
	  sanei/sanei_save_values.c: Port to nsr-tandem-nsk (patch
	  from "Bates, Tom" <tom.bates at>).

2004-01-25  Julien BLACHE <>
	* src/xscanimage.c: add a call to gimp_extension_ack(), conforming
	to the GIMP 2.0 plug-in API. Also initialize the status to GIMP_PDB_CALLING_ERROR.

2004-01-22  Julien BLACHE <>
	* src/xscanimage.c: reverse the #ifdef ENABLE_GIMP_1_3 logic, we
	now have ENABLE_GIMP_1_2 when GIMP 1.2 is explicitely wanted.
	* make GIMP 2.0 the default.
	* include/sane/config.h: replace ENABLE_GIMP_1_3 by ENABLE_GIMP_1_2.
	* aclocal.m4, acinclude.m4: include the AM_PATH_GIMP_2_0 macros,
	which replaces the AM_PATH_GIMP_1_4 macro.

2003-12-15  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* src/xscanimage: Added debug messages to most functions.
	  Added checks for the return values of SANE API functions.
	* src/gtkglue.c src/preview.c: Added checks for the return
	  values of SANE API functions.

2003-11-26  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* Generate md5 hash when making a release. Remove
	  generated .lsm file in "make distclean".
	* doc/ Fixed link to images in HTML manpages.

2003-10-05  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* src/xscanimage.c: Check if the gamma value is not negative and
	  <255. based on a patch from  Patch from Gerard Klaver
	  <>, bug #300251.

2003-09-30  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* src/xscanimage.c: Make sure that we save only to files with
	  extension pnm (and similar). Patch from Gerard Klaver
	  <>, bug #300239.

2003-09-24  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* README doc/ Changed links to Minor updates.
	* TODO Removed TODO. Everything was added to the
	  bug-tracking system.

2003-07-28  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* INSTALL configure src/xscanimage.c: Support for gimp
	  version 1.3.17 (patch from Julien BLACHE <>).

2003-07-17  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>
	* src/xscanimage.c: Avoid integer overflow when calculating the
	  size of very big images.
2003-06-25  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* configure src/xscanimage.c: Fix for API-change in
	  gimp 1.3.15 (patch from Julien BLACHE <>).

2003-05-15  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* INSTALL: Added information on dependency on devel packages for
	  sane-backends. Mentioned supported versions of gtk and gimp

2003-04-26  Henning Meier-Geinitz <>

	* configure Changed version to 1.0.11-cvs.
	* sane-frontends.lsm: Added scanadf.

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