Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)

From: Joerg Schilling
Date: Wed Feb 08 2006 - 11:32:34 EST

"Jim Crilly" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 02/08/06 02:27:41PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > "Jim Crilly" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > All you've explained is that using SCSI ID for device names is the way
> > > you want cdrecord to work, not why it's infinitely better than using real
> > > device names like every other userland program on every OS in existance.
> >
> > I did many times, but people don't seem to listen.
> But you've never answered the question as to why every other userland
> program on every OS uses device names when cdrecord insists on using SCSI
> IDs. Do you really think mount, fsck, tar, etc are broken because they let
> the user use device names that they're accustomed to like /dev/c0t0d0s0? If
> so, I look forward to the day that you try to patch OpenSolaris' userland
> to work like cdrecord.

You just verify that you don't listen...

I did answer this many times and I will not repeat it another time.

Note that you are of course wrong with your statement on other CD/DVD writing

What you like to see does not work at all on MS-WIN.


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