Subject: Re: cdrtools vs cdrtools-ossdvd
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/24/2007 13:22:28
Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 12:23:40PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> But until we can say to someone who wants to use -ossdvd instead:
>> "You're just being unreasonable and we're going to ignore you.", I think
>> we should leave both in.
> My argument is (a) cdrtools is better maintained (b) it confuses users
> (c) most users can't make an informed decision. So given that the
> original reason for having cdrtools-ossdvd disappeared, it would prefer
> that those that do use it come up (to ensure that it is actively used)
> and if possible check if they still have to.

That's certainly a good argument for putting such a note in DESCR.  I am
just in favor of a slow fuse on pulling stuff when it's arguable.