libieee1284-0.2.11 should be stabilized. It's available in portage for a long time, and there are no bugs for it. According to the bug 189803 current stable version (0.2.8) have a problems on a newest kernels. I've just tested - 0.2.8 unable to open parallel port. With the 0.2.11 all works fine.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to use parallel port scanner with stable libieee1284.
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Device shall work.
The mentioned bug of 0.2.8 (and 0.2.10) can be found on upstream's tracker:
Although it can be fixed easily (see patch in the comments in the URL above),
I agree that 0.2.11 should be stabilized now.
Hi, is here any news? The library version 0.2.11 is in portage for a long time, and there is no blocking issues.
ppc stable. closing since we're last