Path name to CD drive

Klaus Major klaus at
Thu Dec 17 09:40:39 EST 2009

Hi Tiemo,

> Hello,
> if I want to get the path to an inserted CD, with name "foo" I can check on
> Mac "the drives", if my disk is inserted. But actually the full path is
> "/Volumes/foo/myfile"
> Not having so much experience on Mac I would like to know, if I can always
> set "/Volumes/" as a prefix before my disk name


> or is the name "Volumes" customizable on different Macs?


> Or is there another straight way to get the path to a known file on a known
> CD?

Not that I knew :-)

> Thanks
> Tiemo



Klaus Major
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