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Re: [Libcdio-devel] New MMC functions to detect media type

From: Rocky Bernstein
Subject: Re: [Libcdio-devel] New MMC functions to detect media type
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 21:20:18 -0500

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Frank Endres <address@hidden>wrote:

> Hi !
> cdio_get_discmode and mmc_get_discmode functions, although returning the
> same type doesn't return the same information. After reading the source, I
> saw that the mmc variant is incomplete (it doesn't detects DVDs),

You'll find lots of things wrong when dealing with things other than CDs.

> so I
> completed with success this function, ... and decided to cancel the changes
> after:
> - I thought CDIO_DISCMODE_NO_INFO was used when no media is detected, but
> after reading the source of cdio_is_discmode_cdrom, I saw that it is not
> true.
> - discmode mix - I think - two different types of information: CD content
> and DVD media type. My opinion is that it is not a good idee to do so (it
> is
> somehow inconsistent - or there is something I have not understood).

Yes, this was not a good idea. I think what you did which is to redo with
different routines and not try to fix this is fine.

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