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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
Matthias Andree <> wrote:

> > For this reason, it is bejond the scope of the Linux kernel team to decide on
> > this abstraction layer. The Linux kernel team just need to take the current
> > libscg interface as given as _this_ _is_ the way to do best abstraction.
> This is ridiculous. The abstraction (SG_IO on an open special file) is
> in the kernel. Feel free to stack as many layers on top as you wish, but
> the kernel isn't going to bend just to support a random abstraction
> library that cannot achieve its goals in its current form anyways.

Try to inform yourself on the difference between an IOCTL and a /dev/ entry.


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