On Friday, 23 Mar 2001, Christoph =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Hinterm=FCller?= wrote:
> I do have a question about running or better lounching plugins:
> how can i get gimp to run some extra commands before and/or
> after launching a plugin like xsane.
> eg: a command which tries to activate scanner on scsi bus before
> calling xsane
> a command deactivating it again after xsane was closed again
> But is schould not happen when gimps starts, as it is not
> necessaryliy that
> eg the scanner is turend on at that time.
> And eg the scanner might be turned off again before gimp finishes :(
I would rename xsane to xsane.real and replace it with a shell script
wrapper which does something like:
No gimp hackery required.
The two scripts xsane-startup and xsane-shutdown can contain whatever
commands are needed to initialise and turn off your scanner etc.
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