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Month: September 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] kdebase without hal?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 10:46:47 -0500
>> On Thursday 08 September 2011 21:14:18 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> > So you did not see the patch and claim it is distro-specific. Is
>>> having a
>>> > /media folder also distro-specific?
>>> Where is the link?  No, having a media folder is not distro specific.
> If I was wrong here I apologize.  I don't have time to examine each and
> every patch that exists outside of this mailing list, so I do have to
> trust other people to look at some of them--this is the nature of a
> large
>>> project such as Trinity.
>> Here is it.
> OK.  At first glance it is distro-specific, as Ubuntu (for example) does
> not automatically mount new devices into /media.  In fact, that would be
> considered undesirable behaviour from my point of view, as the user should
> be able to decide which devices to mount.
> Also, I would hazard a guess that the popup GUI for encrypted devices
> doesn't work with this patch.
> Tim

I should mention as well that if OpenSUSE does not automount into /media
either, then the patch is not distro-specific, it is simply incomplete, as
it does not provide all the functionality for pluggable media that once
existed with HAL.