[CentOS] Any compelling reasons to upgrade to 5

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Mon Mar 26 12:23:03 UTC 2007

Wojtek.Pilorz wrote:
> One nice thing in new CentOS would be perhaps growisofs version 7, which 
> is much better in my configuration (actually I took source RPM from Fedora Core 
> 6 and recompiled on CentOS 4.4) - it has double buffering giving 
> consistent recording speed and even supports setting recording speed for 
> DVD+R(W), something not possible in version 6 of growisofs.
I could've sworn CentOS has 5.4.something.

I was sort-of forced to do that; I have a Pioneer DVD burner which was 
not finalising properly. The problem's fixed, it seems, in 6.x so I 
grabbed the latest src.rpm to hand and built it.

Mercifully, building it proved trivial.



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