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Re: Wodim trouble



On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 7:18 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax redhat com> wrote:
> 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.

Or switch to libburn and friends.


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