cvs commit: ports/sysutils/cdrtools Makefile pkg-descr
marius at alchemy.franken.de
Wed Jun 2 12:37:26 PDT 2004
On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 08:38:39PM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Jun 2004 20:04:10 +0200
> Stijn Hoop <stijn at win.tue.nl> wrote:
> > > - Stop the artificial separation of mkisofs from cdrtools and merge
> > > sysutils/mkisofs into sysutils/cdrtools which brings us in line
> > > with other distributions. The separation of mkisofs caused quite
> > > some confusion among users as well as committers about why its
> > > PORTVERSION was different from the cdrtools port, how to install
> > > it, etc.
> > The reason this got split was that you don't need cdrtools to burn CD's
> > (see burncd(8)), but you do need a tool to make an ISO fs.
> Yes, I talked about this with Marius (the maintainer) too. According to
> Marius every other distribution doesn't split the cdrtools. So the merge
Eh, I don't think I said "every other", anyway, at least NetBSD,
OpenBSD and the Linux distributions I looked at don't.
> not only meets the expectations of a lot of users (and reduces the
> support requests to Marius), it makes us also consistent with other OS
> incarnations, so people which switch their OS (or use multiple of them)
> don't get confused.
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