[sane-devel] Re: pthreads for MacOSX (instead of child process)
Wed, 5 Feb 2003 19:44:51 +0100
>Assuming that access to device files will "survive" a fork() like with a
>"real" Unix, this sounds like a better way to adapt Sane to MacOS X.
>That's all pure theory though -- I have never worked with MacOS X...
I don't think it's possible:
Citing the same document (IOKit Fundamentals):
title: 'POSIX Device Files'
"These interfaces enable communication with serial, storage, and
network devices through device files."
USB (or even scanners) is not mentioned. My /dev: