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Bug 60629 - autorun is unable to start kscd
autorun is unable to start kscd
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: autorun (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-03-03 06:01 EST by Leonid Kanter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-03-04 10:34:01 EST
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patch for described problem (2.22 KB, patch)
2002-03-04 10:18 EST, Andy Shevchenko
no flags Details | Diff
This patch I will use... (1.41 KB, patch)
2002-03-04 10:33 EST, Harald Hoyer
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Leonid Kanter 2002-03-03 06:01:47 EST
Description of Problem:

autorun is unable to start kscd because it pass wrong argument

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How Reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. start kde, then open konsole and type "killall autorun"
2. start new autorun in konsole: type /usr/bin/autorun -l --interval=1000
3. insert audio cd

Actual Results:

You'll see following:

kscd: Wrong argument '/dev/cdrom'.

Expected Results:

kscd must start silently

Additional Information:
Either /dev/cdrom argument must be disabled in autorun or kscd must ignore this
Comment 1 Andy Shevchenko 2002-03-04 10:17:16 EST
I have wrote the patch that fix the described problem.

Comment 2 Andy Shevchenko 2002-03-04 10:18:40 EST
Created attachment 47340 [details]
patch for described problem
Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2002-03-04 10:33:57 EST
Created attachment 47341 [details]
This patch I will use...
Comment 4 Andy Shevchenko 2002-03-04 10:46:29 EST
I think your patch do not safe functionality of autorun program.
You can not pass the device parameter to external program if you installed 2 CD
ROM drivers into your PC and want to use second CD ROM for listen audioCD.
I propose to use additional option (as I wrote in my patch).
Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2002-03-04 10:49:49 EST
$ autorun --help
Usage: autorun [OPTION...] [cdromdevices...]
Command strings are parsed and %P% is replaced by the mountpoint path.
%D% is replaced by the device path. After that the command string will be
executed using /bin/sh -c "command string".

This now works also for 
$ autorun --cdplayer="myaudiocdplayer %D%"

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