Brasero on FreeBSD
mezz7 at cox.net
Tue Jan 1 12:59:49 PST 2008
On Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:42:28 -0600, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Jan 2008 13:09:53 -0600, Joe Marcus Clarke
> <marcus at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-01-01 at 03:52 +0000, Luis Medinas wrote:
>>> As a co-maintainer of Brasero i'm tempted to ask why FreeBSD hasn't
>>> brasero 0.7.0 on the ports tree. None of us are using FreeBSD sadly but
>>> we can work together to make it work better for FreeBSD if it isn't
>>> working atm. Please bump brasero.
>> First, this is very encouraging. I love it when maintainers make an
>> effort to help port their application to another platform. Thank you.
> I second.
>> Now for the bad news. We have quite a few users that want to use
>> brasero on FreeBSD, but we haven't had anyone step up to fix the
>> problems. Admittedly, I offered to look into this a while ago, but fell
> ahze said that he can try to take a look at it, but he was very busy too.
>> behind with non-FreeBSD work, and the FreeBSD hal port update. Here's
>> were we stand with brasero now:
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/115240 : This looks
>> like a problem with brasero overriding PATH for a Linux-centric
>> environment. mkisofs is found in /usr/local/bin on FreeBSD.
>> Admittedly, I have not looked into the brasero code to determine if this
>> is the case, or if this problem is still relevant in 0.7.0.
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/117364 : This is a bit
>> nastier. FreeBSD's cdrecord only supports the legacy bus,target,lun
>> notation. Our HAL exports this address via the block.freebsd.cam_path
>> property, and I hacked nautilus-cd-burner to support this property on
>> If you have suggestions on these problems, I would be happy to get
>> brasero up to 0.7.0 and working properly on FreeBSD.
> In the changelog of 0.7.0, 'New Plugin system for burning backends.'.
> Maybe it will be easier for us to update it in our ports tree. I can
> give it a shot. I wasn't able to do that with 0.6.x because it required
> someone with C/SCSI knowledge.
Well, the 0.6.x and 0.7.x are same for me. I couldn't get src/scsi/* to
compile, so someone will have to do it.
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