Launching TCL/Tk - Wish scripts - from a CD

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Jun 14 19:04:24 BST 2005

On Tuesday 14 June 2005 19:49, Simon Blackham wrote:
> KDE 3.4.0 on SuSE 9.3 (and to be compatible with clients existing
> implementations - Caldera, Suse, Redhat etc)
> Unfortunately if you launch from a CD - the mounted CD is now on
> /media/<cdlabel> and not on /media/cdrecorder or /media/cdrom as in the
> past. We just used to put a link: /cdrom -> /media/<whatever> on each
> machine when first loading. Another alternative was there were various
> links with different paths to their icon (on the CD) and the user clicked
> on the link that showed the icon correctly.

That sounds like a system setup issue, not sure why you post this to a KDE 

> Currently - the script looks in /media for existing mount points and looks
> for itself in each one - and sets the CD path when it succeeds - not very
> elegant!

As a workaround for the broken system setup you could check the first script 
argument (in bash this would be $0) as it usually contains the command, 
including the path


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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