Subject: Re: send your use-cases for makefs -t cd9660 !
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/01/2004 18:49:42
On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 12:44:56AM +0200, Jachym Holecek wrote:
> Hello,
> > I am mentoring a senior project group at that is programming a
> > 'cd9660' target for makefs(8).  I have described for them one use-case,
> > which is privilegelessly building a bootable, "live" CD-ROM image
> > for x86.  If you have additional use-cases, won't you send them to me?
> > Use-cases that are very obvious to you, I have probably not thought of.
> If your students are really bored, it would be nice to ease up creation of
> CD-ROM images from a big directory tree (imagine you want to burn your
> ~/mp3/). Maybe a tool to split mtree list (already supported by makefs)
> so that each part meets size constraints would do.

I don't think that they do this because they are bored.  They do this
for credit. :-) Maybe that can be a project for next year.  I think that
a student team would need more information from you to get started.
If there is a nearby university, you might be able to sponsor this
network there.  I think that student projects like these can be great
NetBSD advocacy as well as education.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933