How to burn bin/cue files on a mac

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Bernard W. Joseph

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Mar 24, 2002, 4:27:29 PM3/24/02
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strobe anarkhos wrote:
> I compiled cdrdao for Mac OS X. This can burn bin/cue files very easily. The only cue/bin pair which haven't worked for me thus far had spaces and hyphens in the filename. Changing the filename and editing the cue file to reflect that solved the problem.
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> You can download my binary from here:
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> http://homepage.mac.com/anarkhos/.Pictures/cdrdao.tgz
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> The command is used thusly:
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> Insert a blank CD, tell the finder to ignore the CD and continue.
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> type:
> sudo ./cdrdao write -device IOCompactDiscServices blah.cue
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> If run as root cdrdao will use high priority threads to avoid underruns.
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> If you have a DVD burner you would use "IODVDServices" instead.
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> If your CD-R isn't known (like mine wasn't) you can select a specific driver. For example this is in my .tcshrc file:
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> alias cue sudo /Users/anarkhos/cdr/cdrdao write --device IOCompactDiscServices --driver generic-mmc
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> thus to burn anything I just type "cue blah.cue"

CD-R and CD-RW devices do not burn anything. The laser deforms an
ortical substarte. In fact, the Cendyne CD-RW drive is advertised as
having "Burn Protection Technology".

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Bernard W. Joseph http://www.appliedgrammar.com
WARNING: Exposure to the Son prevents burning.
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