[Wine]Softlinking to a dvd-drive with inconsistent mount points? => HAL-Support

Jesse Allen the3dfxdude at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 17:44:54 CDT 2005

On 8/27/05, Hiji <hijinio at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the link to the xml hack, it may come in
> > useful one day.
> Glad I could help; here are my comments to this thread
> in wine-users:
> "It might be the ugly way, but it is the official way.
> This is definately *not* a Wine issue because it
> affects any application which relies on have a static
> name for the drive - let's make sure we're clear on
> that. ;) I suspect this "mounting by volume label"
> won't last past Suse 9.3 since I haven't read anyone
> praise this "feature" anywhere."
> Have a great day! :)
> Hiji

Why can't SuSE create first, a mount point that corresponds with device, 
like /dev/hdc and /mnt/hdc, and then when a disc is inserted create a 
/mnt/$DISKLABEL symlink to /mnt/hdc ? Solves problems with apps that require 
a fixed path. ....Oh, then no one will use the label! That's why. =p
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