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Bug 77269 - suggestion inclusion of dvd+rw-tools
Summary: suggestion inclusion of dvd+rw-tools
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-04 16:25 UTC by Jay Berkenbilt
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:32 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2003-07-26 18:56:25 UTC

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Description Jay Berkenbilt 2002-11-04 16:25:59 UTC
Description of Problem:

I think it would be great if dvd+rw-tools
( could be included in the
distribution.  It's a simple and useful package enabling use of DVD+R and DVD+RW
drives with Linux.  There's also a kernel patch which would also be nice, but
this user-level package is, of course, less risky and obtrusive.

Comment 1 Jay Berkenbilt 2003-01-25 16:49:00 UTC
Any chance this can get some attention?

Comment 2 Jay Berkenbilt 2003-02-23 19:15:02 UTC
Another reason to do this: the latest versions of dvd+rw-tools support DVD-R and
DVD-RW as well.  These are the only GPL tools that enable writing of these
formats for the Sony DRU-500A as dvdrtools doesn't work with that drive.  I
understand that it must be too late for 8.1, but hopefully someone will look
into this.

Comment 3 Jay Berkenbilt 2003-04-05 04:25:13 UTC
I've just updated this as a suggestion for RHL9 in hopes that it may get some
attention now that a release is just out....

Comment 4 Jay Berkenbilt 2003-07-26 18:56:25 UTC
I'm taking the liberty of closing this bug since dvd+rw-tools is in fact in SEVERN.

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