Subject: Re: SCSI MMC device abstraction and UDF patch for review
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Reinoud Zandijk <email@example.com>
Date: 12/21/2005 21:18:55
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 07:20:41PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Dec 2005, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> There is no patch for cd.4 included.
true... since the ioctl's are not poured in stone yet and its even hidden=
from userland i though i'd add these later on.
> What can one do with those MMC ioctls?
The ioctls are to provide=A0detailed information about the disc and drive=
combination. Userland programs but also other kernel filingsystems like=20
iso9660 could use the information to allow multi-session iso CD's to be=20
> * No description of any of the flags (-m, -o, -t) is included
well partly in the rest of the manpage, but remember that this is just a=20
preliminary manpage. They'll need elaboration yes. The -m will be split up=
the -m in -u and -g as suggested by Christos; this makes more sense indeed.
> * Maybe add a HISTORY section to indicate when this hits NetBSD (4.0?)
> * Maybe add a SEE ALSO section
as above, the manpage is not finished yet :)
> * Maybe add a few more words to include all the nice buzzwords you
> had in your mail (BlueRay, ...)?
oh? hmm... well a more or less complete list of supported features and=20
media won't hurt :) esp. not if ppl. read it for the first time or want to=
check in advance if it'll be readable before they start burning discs.
> * indentation of those UDFD() calls looks strange
well yeah... but then again those UDFD() calls are meant as temporary=20
debugging code that'll be removed later anyway when parts are getting more=
hope this answers your questions,
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