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Burn discs from the terminal UNIX
From Ian M's blogger page:

"Open /usr/share/init/tcsh/aliases and add:
alias burn 'hdiutil burn'
alias mount 'hdiutil mount'
alias eject 'hdiutil eject'
so you can burn, mount and eject disk images on UNIX off the bat without the hdiutil thing, quite a simple trick. /usr/share/init/tcsh/aliases is for a system-wide implementation of aliases, for a per-user implementation use ~/aliases.mine."
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One quibble
Authored by: babbage on Oct 29, '01 08:36:02AM

It's generally an iffy idea to have an alias overwrite another command, as your 'mount' alias does. What happens when you actually want to use that command? You'd be stuck; there are ways around it, but it can be a pain. Better to put something like "cdrmount" as your alias, so that no conflicts arise. Otherwise, neat trick...



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two quibble
Authored by: jimr on Oct 29, '01 08:51:27AM

while you are poking around in /usr/share/init/tcsh....

there is a file in there thoughtfully named README

why don't you...you know just for kicks.

if you did, you could find that you may make a set of files in

~/Library/init/tcsh

called
environment.mine; aliases.mine; path; and login.mine;

in those files you may customize tcsh to your hearts content without messing anything else up.

anyway, for just one more bit of information.....

the normal place for tcsh to look for instructions on a Unix variant is
ect/csh.cshrc if you read that file, you will understand why you are being directed to
/usr/share/init/tcsh in the first place.


what is the size of a quibble anyway?



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Burn Disk from different partition
Authored by: metafeather on Oct 30, '01 08:19:35AM
Is there any way to change the partition that OS X 10.1 uses to store data before being burnt?
I dont have enough space on my System Disk to enable the Finder Burn CD command to work properly, but plenty of space on my other partitions.

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