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[bug#28398] Xfburn

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#28398] Xfburn
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:06:37 +0100
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"Thomas Schmitt" <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> However in this case our Xorriso description seems to differ.
>> Are you OK with the one in pkgblurbs.txt above?
> I'm not sure whether the last sentence could be misleading:
>   "xorriso can then be used to copy files directly into or out of ISO files."
> "ISO files" should be "ISO filesystems", in any case.

Indeed, fixed.


>> As package maintainers our choice is to *not* use bundled software in
>> such cases, though.  Is it the only difference between the two xorrisos?
> Feature- and bug-wise: yes.
> There is the built-in copy of libjte in GNU xorriso, which one would have
> to offer libisoburn at configure-, build-, and run-time, in order to get
> the same capability of creating Debian .jigdo and .template files.
> See also
> Name-wise there are problems with some from-source distros which have
> a 1:1 relationship between source package and installed set of binaries.
> They are unable to offer a package named "xorriso" but only its upstream
> package "libisoburn".
> (I could have changed this by splitting up the three upstream tarballs
>  into six, some years ago. But i did not like the idea much and my then
>  Debian Developer hated it thoroughly. Meanwhile it would cause work in
>  too many distros.)
> Afaik, the FreeBSD port of libisoburn is named "xorriso".
> Archlinux has a "Provides:" header where its "libisoburn" package
> advertises "xorriso, xorriso-tcltk".
> Any difference results from automatic creation of GNU xorriso from the
> library sources by
> It makes changes about:
> - Build system files: bootstrap,,,
> - Program id message and license statement control macro in xorriso/xorriso.h

I see.

Thanks for explaining!


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