Run scanner thread in separate process

Bug #564357 reported by Robert Ancell on 2010-04-16
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Simple Scan
Triaged
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

There are a lot of buggy scanner drivers out there. Run the scanner thread in a separate process so simple-scan is immune from driver crashes.

Changed in simple-scan:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Michael Nagel (nailor) wrote :

Also see: #897469 for a transitional solution making the problem less critical.

Michael Nagel (nailor) wrote :

Also see related bug #897469 for a transitional solution making the problem less critical.

Michael Nagel (nailor) wrote :

(09:45:14) Michael Nagel: Run scanner thread in separate process https://bugs.launchpad.net/simple-scan/+bug/564357 -- i think this is unchanged? its the first thing you will do that when days have 36 hours.
(09:45:23) robert_ancell: that's right
(09:45:24) robert_ancell: :)

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