[Libburn-hackers] Re: GUI on libburn/xorriso

George Danchev danchev at spnet.net
Sat Oct 17 09:52:20 CDT 2009


> Hi,

Hi,
 
> > After this, there was a thread on xorriso and that would be an other
> > option, it seems.
> 
> I am waiting for somebody who is willing to
> invest time in a xorriso GUI.
> I imagine a double headed file manager which
> allows to copy files from hard disc to ISO image
> and vice versa. It should allow to manipulate
> files inside the ISO image.
> A typical usage cycle would be:
> - Load existing ISO image or start with empty one
> - Perform xorriso actions on the image
> - When all intended operations have been made,
>   commit pending changes to media.
> 
> > Why the latter certainly  seems to be easier, the first may give finer
> > access to functionalities.
> 
> If you want to do ISO 9660 multi-session then
> xorriso or its lowest level, libisoburn, would
> be the right choice.
> They coordinate libisofs and libburn. They also
> make the various media types quite uniformly
> usable. For libisoburn API see libisoburn.h.

Whay would be the rationale for another burning GUI. We already have xfburn 
which links with libburn and libisofs, and k3b which could be configured to 
call almost any low level tool like cdrskin or xorriso and so forth.

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