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Re: Bug#493593: ITP: cdde -- CD Detect & Execute utility

On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 16:58:37 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Stanislav Maslovski <stanislav.maslovski@gmail.com>
> * Package name    : cdde
>   Version         : 0.2.0
>   Upstream Author : Eric Lathrop <eric@ericlathrop.com>
> * URL             : http://ericlathrop.com/cdde/
> * License         : GPL
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : CD Detect & Execute utility
> CDDE is a program that detects when a CD/DVD-ROM drive has a disc 
> inserted. When it finds a disc inserted in the drive it will attempt 
> to determine the type of the disc, and execute a specified command. 

Aren't these kind of things handled by HAL and upper layers these days?
My impression is that tose upper layers are very desktop specific. I
think that cdde could be used as some desktop independent upper layer
on top of HAL.


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