Subject: Re: oh yay (pkgsrc/audio/cdd vs cddb)
To: Laine Stump <email@example.com>
From: Sean Doran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/17/2001 04:49:42
email@example.com (Laine Stump) was right that it was the
new policies in place at Gracenote.
> Can it be reconfigured to use freedb (http://www.freecddb.org)?
Yes, this was a pretty trivial manual change after "make patch"
in pkgsrc/audio/cdd. Probably someone should update the package.
(Alternatively, if one fusses around with nsswitch.conf,
one could temporarily work around this for all affected
applications by using /etc/hosts entries which lie about
the addresses of the relevant servers. But I didn't
> An alternate method might be to make cdd untruthfully report itself as
> some other, licensed, application.
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