Subject: Re: xcdroast patch to not depend on cdrecord-xcdroast
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/10/2006 04:05:16
On Fri, 6 Jan 2006 08:39:13 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Juan RP wrote:
> > I think we could remove the cdrecord-xcdroast package, because
> > IMHO it's not needed after all. xcdroast needs the cdrtools binaries
> > in ${PREFIX}/lib/xcdroast-${VER}/bin.
> > 
> > What about creating symbolic links to these utilities in the
> > xcdroast package?
> I already had a cdrtools package (since maybe Sept. 2004). And my
> xcdroast simply got rid of the dependency for the cdrecord-xcdroast.
> It has been a while (but was still cdrtools-2.01), but I used
> xcdroast to burn a few audio CDs and to rip tracks from audio CDS.
> The README says:
>    X-CD-Roast looks for the cdrtools first in
> $PREFIX/lib/xcdroast-0.98/bin ($PREFIX is /usr/local if you dont
> changed it) and if it does not find them it tries $PREFIX/bin (or
> whatever you configured as cdrtools-prefix).
>    Don't make links to the cdrtools because then the activation of
> the non-root-mode will fail. Please copy the binaries instead. 
> Just changing the DEPENDS is good enough.

Thanks for your answer, Jeremy.

Does that mean that it will modify the permissions of the cdrtools