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       makevcd - Create and burn an (S)VCD image from an XML description file


       makevcd  takes  an  XML file (which may be generated by makexml(1)) and
       creates a cue/bin (S)VCD image. It can also burn (S)VCD discs.

       To ensure that this script successfully executes, please run it from  a
       directory  with  plenty  of  free  space. "Plenty" would be about 1 GB.
       Running this program may slow down  your  other  applications,  due  to
       intense disk activity.


       makevcd [OPTIONS] VCDIMAGER.xml

       For example:

       makevcd -burn MyDisc.xml


       -overwrite (default off -- nothing is overwritten)
              Overwrite  any  existing  cue/bin  files matching VCDIMAGER.xml.
              Useful if you modified the xml file and wish to re-image or burn
              the new (S)VCD.

       -burn (default off -- no images are burned)
              Burn the (S)VCD described by VCDIMAGER.xml.

       -device DEVICE (default /dev/cdrw)
              Burn  the disc image to DEVICE, the Linux device filesystem name
              of  your  CD-recorder.  Common  examples  might  be   /dev/cdrw,
              /dev/scd1, and /dev/hdc.

       -speed NUM (default 12)
              Burn the disc at speed NUM.

       -quiet Limit output to essential messages.


       makevcd -burn -device /dev/cdrw foo.xml
              Create  the  (S)VCD image and burn it to /dev/cdrw. makevcd will
              automatically call vcdxbuild to make the image. If there  is  an
              existing image, it will be burned.

       makevcd -overwrite foo.xml
              Create  the  (S)VCD image and exit without burning. If the image
              already exists, then it is removed before re-imaging.


       idvid(1),   makedvd(1),   makemenu(1),    makeslides(1),    makevcd(1),
       makexml(1), postproc(1), tovid(1), todisc(1)


       For  further  assistance,  contact  information,  forum  and IRC links,
       please refer to the tovid homepage (

                                                             MAKEVCD MANUAL(1)