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Bug 598468 - Unnecessary too many engines for Brasero
Summary: Unnecessary too many engines for Brasero
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: brasero
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Xavier Lamien
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-01 12:51 UTC by Zoltan Hoppar
Modified: 2011-06-27 17:15 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 17:15:19 UTC

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Description Zoltan Hoppar 2010-06-01 12:51:37 UTC
Description of problem:

I have noticed that both engine wodim and libburn are installed for wodim and used as default. This causes several errors because wodim for example couldn't delete in every case RW discs. Wodim is too old, and as I know long time isn't developed anymore. Project Libburnia (or just 'libburn') is capable to fill every needed burning task, and continuosly developed. Still couldn't understand why is still wodim needed as default, and why is the whole brasero package compiled against wodim as dependency for nautilus.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Brasero 2.30.1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to run FULL erase DVD-RW through the main UI
2. It starts to deleting, but NOT finishes, and ends at preparing
3. It writes that "The disc is not valid", and eject the disc unfinished.
Actual results:
Wodim causes several problems. Wodim is not anymore needed.

Expected results:
Compile Brasero engine by default the libburn module, and drop wodim.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 12:30:07 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 17:15:19 UTC
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is 
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