Subject: Re: cdrtools vs cdrtools-ossdvd
To: <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/24/2007 13:44:58
On Thu, 24 May 2007, Greg Troxel wrote:

> 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.

The only reason I installed -ossdvd is because Ithought that was the
only version that did DVDs. Of course my SATA DVD burner doesn't get
along with NetBSD, but that's another matter.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte