Introduction to Cdrdao

The Cdrdao package contains CD recording utilities. These are useful for burning a CD in disk-at-once mode.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.

Package Information

Cdrdao Dependencies


There are two additional optional dependencies that can be used by the Cdrdao build: Cdrtools and PCCTS. The pieces of these two packages required to build Cdrdao are also included in the source tree and are used by default.

User Notes:

Installation of Cdrdao

Install Cdrdao by running the following commands:

sed -i '/ioctl/a #include <sys/stat.h>' dao/ &&

./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -dm755 /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.3 &&
install -v -m644 README /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.3

Command Explanations

sed -i '/ioctl/a #include <sys/stat.h>' ...: This sed adds missing sys/stat.h include.

--mandir=/usr/share/man: Install manual pages in /usr/share/man instead of /usr/man.


Installed Programs: cdrdao, cue2toc, toc2cddb, toc2cue and optionally, gcdmaster and toc2mp3
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/cdrdao, /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.3 and /usr/share/gcdmaster

Short Descriptions


records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode based on a textual description of the CD contents.


converts CUE to TOC format for audio CDs.


is a graphical front end to cdrdao for composing audio CDs.


converts a Cdrdao TOC file into a cddb file and prints it to stdout.


converts TOC to CUE format for audio CDs.


converts an audio CD disk image (.toc file) to MP3 files.

Last updated on 2015-07-31 23:26:22 -0500