mkisofs and growisofs
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Sun Jan 9 10:52:19 PST 2005
On 01/09/05 12:24 PM, Mike Jeays sat at the `puter and typed:
> On Sun, 2005-01-09 at 11:35, Tom Vilot wrote:
> > Mike Jeays wrote:
> > >Thanks very much. They both installed fine once I was told where they
> > >are!
> > >
> > My avenue of last resort is this:
> > cd /usr/ports
> > find . -type f -name pkg-descr | xargs grep -i <name>
> > where <name> is what I remember the program name to be (cdrecord, etc)
> > Also kinda handy if you have no idea what the name is but you know you
> > want something like, say, "audio compression":
> > cd /usr/ports/audio
> > find . -type f -name pkg-descr | xargs grep -i compres
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> I tried 'find /usr/ports -name "mkiso*"' before submitting my question.
> It yielded nothing because mkisofs is 'hidden' inside cdrtools. I guess
> I ought to have known this, as I have used if for a couple of years, but
> I had forgotten.
A more typical search is:
make search key=mkiso
This may or may not yield anything useful. I tend to use the Jeffrey
Friedl search tool, which is a much faster implementation of the
find . -type f -name pkg-descr | xargs grep -i <name>
Many people will recognize his name. He literally wrote the book on
regular expressions. This tool is probably the one I use more than
any other when looking for something. Second thing I use when I know
all or part of the file name is locate(1).
I found it some 5 or 6 years ago - Jeffrey wrote it in 1994, and I
have (fortunately) been able to hang on to it ever since. The license
## Jeffrey Friedl (jfriedl at yahoo.com), Dec 1994.
## Copyright 19.... ah hell, just take it.
Good man, that Jeffrey.
I haven't been able to find any definitive update, but it hasn't
required any more modification than the perl path over the years.
I'll put my copy at the following URL for a while in case anyone wants
Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at keyslapper.org
Fully Funded Hobbyist, KeySlapper Extrordinaire :)
It is fruitless:
to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with
innovative maneuvers. (you can't teach an old dog new tricks)
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