cdrecord and burning disks on FreeBSD with filesize over 4GB
blackend at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jan 16 15:55:44 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 04:38:38PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 03:44:20PM +0100, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 01:13:18PM +0000, CeDeROM wrote:
> > > Hello world!
> > >
> > > I have a remark regarding the DVD/BluRay recording, as described in
> > > the Handbook, that it currently requires cdrtools-devel package first
> > > installed instead of cdrtools, to be able to create filesystem image
> > > that supports >4GB per-file-size. Current cdrtools package was
> > > released in September 2004 and is outdated as hell, it does not
> > > support "-iso-level 3" switch, so it propagates problems to all
> > > related recording software like dvd+rw-utils, brasero, k3b, dvdtk,
> > > etc...
> > >
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-cds.html
> > >
> > > Please take a look at comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc / cdrkit vs.
> > > dvd+rw-tools and the dvd iso 4gb max filesize problem
> > >
> > > The author of the cdrtools suite is involved in the discussion and he
> > > declares a new release soon, so the problem might be solved, however I
> > > think that it is good idea to add this information about
> > > cdrtools-devel package into Handbook documentation, in case of future
> > > troubles with cdrtools releases.
> > >
> > We can add a note to the Handbook but it'd a better idea to have the fix in
> > default cdrtools port, I mean the one used by all burning applications.
> > I let marius@ (the port maintainer) choosing the best solution.
> Patching cdrtools is a complicated topic as the author is very strict
> about the license so it typically means creating an unsupported fork
> which needs to be compiled with -DSOURCE_MODIFIED etc. Backporting
> features to 2.01 also isn't easily possible as for most parts it's
> GPL in 2.01 versus CDDL in 2.01.01. As long a the release engineering
> depends on a working mkisofs I'm also reluctant to change the version
> tracked by sysutils/cdrtools to the alpha releases. If a port requires
> features from 2.01.01 it should just depend on sysutils/cdrtools-devel
> explicitly. There are some differences in pkg-plist files of the two
> cdrtools ports which should make this actually possible.
Ok thanks Marius, your answer is clear. No need to change something.
If one wants to burn a > 4GB .iso file sysutils/cdrtools-devel must be
installed instead of sysutils/cdrtools. I'll update the Handbook on
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