gnomebaker [WAS: Re: question(s) on Brasero (maybe bug)]

Paul Allen Newell pnewell at cs.cmu.edu
Sat Nov 5 06:54:22 UTC 2011


On 11/4/2011 9:50 PM, Don Quixote de la Manvha wrote:
> At one time gnome and kde did not interoperate well because of different conventions for some GUI stuff like the clipboard but those were harmonized long ago.
>
> You don't need all of kde, just the dependencies.
>
> Your problem may be that you are exceeding the maximum length for an absolute pathname on Windows.  On UNIX-like systems that length is given by the MAXPATH macro in some C header file.  I think the POSIX MAXPATH is 1024, but I would expect the Windows maximum to be less.
>
> If Windows does have such a maximum path length, the msdn website should tell you what it is.
>
> The ISO 9660 format is quite primitive, as the low-level storage only allows for what you could store on media filesystems.  If you don't think the path length is the culprit, give UDF a try.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Nov 4, 2011, at 8:36 PM, Paul Allen Newell<pnewell at cs.cmu.edu>  wrote:
>
>> On 11/4/2011 8:26 PM, fred smith wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 08:24:39PM -0700, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
>>>> On 11/4/2011 8:22 PM, fred smith wrote:
>>>>> You CAN do "yum install k3b" and it'll install the necessary KDE
>>>>> bits along with k3b. that's the way I always do it.
>>>>>
>>>> Fred:
>>>>
>>>> I was unaware that kde packages could operate under gnome and vice
>>>> versa? No conflicts in doing such?
>>> I wouldn't expect any, though I'm no guru. I just always do it as
>>> above and it works, as if by magic! :)
>>>
>> I was googling k3b and gnome when your email came in ... it sure looks
>> like it should work. Alright, another package to try.
>>
>> My thanks to Poc and Fred for pointing me in this direction (finger
>> crossed that it works),
>> Paul
>>
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I am trying to clean up my directory structure and file length to 
understand exactly what the problem is

Thanks for the help, I may get back to you on this if it appears your 
suggestions are within the range of possibilities.

Paul


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