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Re: CD/DVD cataloging software



alan píše v Po 16. 07. 2007 v 10:35 -0700:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2007, Dan Horák wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have spend this weekend with looking for a software that will
> > catalogue content of CDs and DVDs (I want to know what file is on which
> > CD/DVD). My requirements were simple - work current Fedora (>=6) and
> > automagicly use the disc name when storing the content. As
> >
> > name		version		platform	current	use disc
> > 						Fedora	name
> > gtktalog	1.0.4		C/gtk1		no	?
> > gwhere		0.2.3		C/gtk1,gtk2	no*	yes
> > CdCat		1.01b		C/qt		no*	no
> > gnomecatalog	0.2.1		Python/gtk	no	?
> > cdcollect	0.6.0		Mono		no	?
> >
> > * = can read content of the folder where the disc is mounted
> >
> > The main problem is that these softs are looking for CD/DVDs into a
> > fixed path (/media/cdrom, ...) which doesn't exist in current Fedoras as
> > it uses gnome-mount which uses HAL. Also most of them are dead or almost
> > dead projects.
> >
> > As a result I have chosen gwhere for my usage. It required not so much
> > effort to make it build and then work. You can find it at
> > http://fedora.danny.cz/gwhere-0.2.3-1.src.rpm The CDCollect project
> > looks quite promising, but I don't know how to integrate scanning of
> > gnome-mounted (using HAL) discs.
> >
> > When some other solution exists (Beagle?), please let me know.
> 
> I have yet to find a good solution.  Most of them seem to die when you 
> throw a couple hundred DVDs of software archives at them.
> 
> I will look at gwhere and see if it is any better.

Probably not as it uses plain text files to store the catalogs.


		Dan



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