[Thunar-dev] ThunarVFS, volumes and pathes

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Feb 20 09:13:46 CET 2008

Christophe Chapuis wrote:
> Well, looks like I've partially found why my problem occurs...
> It looks like when I'm listing all the known volumes and ask for they
> mount path, it returns me pathes like "file:///media/sda1",
> "file:///media/sda2", ..., the volume being mounted or not. Therefore
> I understand that as a consequence
> thunar_vfs_volume_manager_get_volume_by_info doesn't work well.

thunar_vfs_volume_manager_real_get_volume_by_info() iterates only 
mounted volumes, see thunar-vfs-volume-manager.c:259.

> I don't have any idea where it did take that sort of path, it's not at
> all like that in my fstab, for example.

The paths above are generated by Thunar for volumes where HAL does not 
report a path. They will change once HAL reports a valid path (i.e. once 
the volume is mounted).

> Christophe


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