lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Feb]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
"D. Hazelton" <dhazelton@enter.net> wrote:

> On Monday 13 February 2006 08:24, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Christian Neumair <chris@gnome-de.org> wrote:
> > > Am Freitag, den 10.02.2006, 16:06 -0500 schrieb Bill Davidsen:
> > > > The kernel could provide a list of devices by category. It doesn't have
> > > > to name them, run scripts, give descriptions, or paint them blue. Just
> > > > a list of all block devices, tapes, by major/minor and category (ie.
> > > > block, optical, floppy) would give the application layer a chance to do
> > > > it's own interpretation.
> > >
> > > Introducing more than interface for doing the same thing can be very
> > > confusing and counter-productive. You'll create new, undocumented or
> > > semi-documented interfaces which will lead to a dependency chaos.
> >
> > So you concur with me that the fact that Linux introduced another interface
> > for SCSI was onfusing and counter-productive.
>
> And look - ide-scsi is going away. So that "new" interface is disappearing.

Try to find out what's new and what's old.

Jörg

--
EMail:joerg@schily.isdn.cs.tu-berlin.de (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
js@cs.tu-berlin.de (uni)
schilling@fokus.fraunhofer.de (work) Blog: http://schily.blogspot.com/
URL: http://cdrecord.berlios.de/old/private/ ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/schily
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-02-14 15:03    [W:0.174 / U:5.648 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site