Extracting files from an ISO image?

Ant antroy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 10:42:42 CET 2008


On Jan 2, 7:07 pm, Rob Williscroft <r... at freenet.co.uk> wrote:
> Ant wrote in news:34a84caa-5387-40a2-a808-
> > 1) Is there a module out there for extracting files from an ISO?
>
> There are command line programs that can do this:
>
>  http://cdrecord.berlios.de/old/private/cdrecord.html
...
> One problem you may have is daemon tools will mount cd images that
> aren't iso images, where as isoinfo appears to handle only genuine
> iso file systems.

Cheers for the pointers. I'll try out the isoinfo tool, as my
intention was to extract the images on the fly. If it turns out to be
slow though (or problematic - I assume you mean that images in e.g.
joliet format may not be parsed properly), I'll probably end up
extracting the images and caching them on disk on the addition of new
iso's by simply mounting the image as Grant pointed out.

And it looks like wxPython may have support for icons in an img2py
script, so that may sway me toward wxPython over TkInter.

Cheers,

--
Ant.



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