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

From: Matthias Andree
Date: Wed Feb 08 2006 - 16:24:34 EST

On Wed, 08 Feb 2006, Lennart Sorensen wrote:

> Hmm, perhaps what should be done is that someone needs to write and
> maintain a patch that linux users can apply to cdrecord (since other OSs
> are different and hence have no reason to use such a patch), to make it
> behave in a manner which is sane on linux. It should of course be

In case you missed it, I wrote a patch for libscg and posted it here
last week, and as it actually shrinks the code, it would benefit other
systems as well - albeit only by reducing their download size.

> clearly marked as having been changed in such a way. It should use udev
> if available and HAL and whatever else is appropriate on a modern linux

That my patch doesn't do, but it unifies /dev/sg* and /dev/hd* into one
view (no more ATA:1,2,3, just 1,2,3 will do, as will /dev/hdc or

Matthias Andree
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