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

From: Lennart Sorensen
Date: Thu Feb 09 2006 - 12:53:03 EST

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 10:26:29PM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> 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.

Yes I saw that. Of course it has to be maintained so it applies to new
versions of cdrecord, since apparently fixes for such things are not
going to be accepted upstream.

> 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
> /dev/sg3).

Well that certainly does fix some of the issues.

Len Sorensen
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