Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sun Sep 13 19:18:28 PDT 2009

Guy Dalziel wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 03:19:14PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Looking at the source of AN-2.01.01a64, it says:
>> NOTE: cdrtools is currently in a state just before a new major release.
> I see that so often these days that I'm not sure what to believe
> anymore. MPlayer has been on an rc2 release for years (for reasons
> previously discussed) and cdrdao is also on rc2 with no visible release
> in the near future.
>> Perhaps we should add a note to the book that the latest betas are clean,
>> but also wait another month or two to see if a new release is made.
> That's probably a good idea, it won't hurt to wait a little while.
> Personally I feel that cdrtools is quite a slow moving project, so as is
> the case with cdrdao we may be waiting a while for that "soon to be
> released" release. Time will tell.

I took a look at the package in a bit more detail.  The glibc_conflicts patch is 
no longer needed, but an updated ascii patch will be needed.

I don't know anything about the iconv patch, but I suspect it is needed too.

   -- Bruce

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