wine autorun utility

Vijay Kiran Kamuju infyquest at
Thu Jun 29 00:06:30 CDT 2006


I think HAL for linux should handle the automatic mounting and
autorunning it take care.
So it should be a part of HAL.

my 2 cents.


On 6/29/06, Ivan Leo Puoti <ivanleo at> wrote:
> Segin Noname wrote:
>  > So I wrote this little program.
> To be totally honest I don't see the point, in 99.999% of CDs I've ever seen autorun starts some
> file in the root folder of the CD (start.exe, setup.exe, install.exe, runme.exe, in any case
> something obvious) and the CD usually comes with instructions telling you which one to run, so I
> don't see why one would look in the autorun.inf file in the first place, or run the cd with your
> program, when they could run the right exe directly. So your program would only be useful if it
> worked like the real autorun, pulled the CD drive every second or so, and automatically read the
> CD's autorun.inf and started the appropriate exe. Many people (including me) would find that
> annoying, but I guess it's a windows feature some people may like.
> Ivan.

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