Dynamic CD-ROM Handling

Registered by Robbie Williamson on 2009-11-06

Improve and deploy the apt branch "libudev-dlopen". This will
Eliminate the need for a static /cdrom mount point by using libudev (dlopen it). There is some code there that needs cleanup and completion.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Colin Watson
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Michael Vogt
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Canonical Foundations Team
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for lucid
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon lucid-alpha-3
Started by
Michael Vogt on 2010-01-26
Completed by
Michael Vogt on 2010-02-10

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Work items:
[mvo] merge lp:~mvo/apt/libudev-dlopen (merged into ubuntu, not uploaded final version yet): DONE
[mvo] use dlopen() if that fails, fallback to the old behavior : DONE
[mvo] add option Acquire::Cdrom::AutoDetect=false to not dlopen() (just in case something is wrong): DONE
[mvo] ensure that MediaChange() gives a useful message in auto-mode (interaction with the GUI and the "please insert a CDROM"): POSTPONED
[mvo] add code for apt-cdrom --auto-detect add/ident as well (not just acquire) in lp:~mvo/apt/libudev-dlopen: DONE
[cjwatson] stop writing /cdrom into /etc/fstab in the installer: DONE

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