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    SubjectRe: PATCH/FIX for drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c
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    On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 14:37 -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
    > On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 07:26:02PM +0200, Dirk wrote:
    > > I have changed a message that didn't clearly tell the user what was goin
    > > on...
    > >
    > > Please have a look!
    >
    > Perhaps the real problem is that some @#$@#$ user space task is
    > constantly trying to mount the disc while something else is trying to
    > write to it.
    >
    > gnome and kde both seem very eager to implement such things. perhaps
    > there should be a way to prevent any access by such processes while
    > writing to the disc.

    there is. O_EXCL works for this.
    Any sane desktop app and cd burning app use O_EXCL already for this
    purpose...


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