Subject: Re: eject -l, and PR bin/13087
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/02/2006 20:58:55
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 12:31:53PM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> PR bin/13087 asks that a hard link to eject be made, and that it will be called
> "loadcd".  The theory is that eject -l cdrom is a rather silly way to load a cd
> into a drive.
> I'd like to implement this patch, however rather than calling the link "loadcd"
> I'd like to call it "load" to mirror "eject" better, and make the usage more
> general.  It might be feasable one day to have a tape drive that eject -l would
> work on, and typing "loadcd tape" is just as silly as "eject -l tape"
> Comments?  Objections?

hm.... is there prior art - both for this function as a command, and for
other uses of the "load" command?