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Re: Wodim trouble

On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 18:16 +0100, Michal Schmidt wrote:
> Dne 2.11.2009 17:31, Kevin Kofler napsal:
> > Ankur Sinha wrote:
> >> "wodim is completely unmaintained since May 6th 2007, don't
> >> expect to see any fixes anytime soon as long as Redhat
> >> continues to distribute wodim instead of the original software."
> >>
> >> Can someone please clear this up?
> >
> > It's just the usual FUD from Jörg Schilling. Ignore it.
> >
> > The latest commit to cdrkit upstream was 3 weeks ago.
> Although you are technically right, the commits for the last two years 
> have been boring cleanups, typo fixes and warning silencers. They don't 
> seem to be fixing any actual bugs in CD/DVD burning.
> The last commit that did something which looks like a technical change 
> was indeed on 2007-05-06 ( 
> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debburn/cdrkit/trunk/wodim/?rev=767&sc=1 ).
> Look here for the log and read the commit messages:
> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debburn/cdrkit/trunk/wodim/?op=log&rev=0&sc=0&isdir=1
> So wodim does not look like a well maintained project to me.

That may be true, but since cdrecord is not shippable, it's a pretty
vacuous truth.  The solution is obviously to fix the bug and help revive
upstream, or else host a development tree on fh if upstream stays idle.

- ajax

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