CD Burning Library

Ben Jansens xor at
Mon Dec 1 05:30:02 EET 2003

On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 10:19:33PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Ben Jansens (xor at said: 
> > I'm currently involved in a project to make an open source CD burning
> > library. The library will provide powerful and convenient access to cdrom/rw
> > drives.
> > 
> > We would like to host the project at, as we hope to improve
> > the desktop cd burning software across all open source desktops. Would this be
> > possible?
> This is something that hits a lot of different projects, actually.

The more the merrier!

> You'd want to link into the HAL for the device identification parts, 
> and are you planning on re-implementing all the burning code, or just
> tying into cdrecord?

We are fully intending to use the HAL for finding devices. Currently we
enumerate over some nodes in /dev, but that will be changing.

We have no intention of being associated with cdrecord, and are really
aiming to replace its functionality for free desktop systems.

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