Ubuntu starting to support windows autorun.inf on cd-rom insertion!

Kai Blin kai.blin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 11:16:15 CDT 2007

On Tuesday 03 July 2007 17:47:18 Dan Kegel wrote:
> Check this out.  Hanusz Leszek just posted a patch implementing part of
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/autorun
> It's at
> http://launchpadlibrarian.net/8292130/gnome-volume-manager-autorun-inf-02.p
> Are we ready for prime time, kids?  :-)

I'm not entirely sure if that's a good thing. However, given that e.g. Sony 
rootkits probably won't work in Wine, I think this is a step towards lowering 
the access barrier to wine.


Kai Blin
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Wine developer        http://wiki.winehq.org/KaiBlin
Samba team member     http://www.samba.org/samba/team/
Will code for cotton.
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