[Thunar-dev] Thunar hangs when the users home is on NFS mount

Harold Aling h.aling at home.nl
Tue Mar 11 19:39:56 CET 2008

On Tue, 11 Mar 2008 19:26:54 +0100
Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de> wrote:

> Chris Shenton wrote:
> > Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de> writes:
> > 
> >> I like xfce very much but unfortunately I can't use Thunar at the
> >> moment. The reason is described in
> >> http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3076
> >> Thunar hangs when the users home is on NFS mount.
> >> This bug is almost one year old.
> >> Any chance to get that fixed? I'm bloody C beginner, so I can't
> >> help out...
> > 
> > This has been bothering me since I switched to XFCE a year back for
> > my main system; but it's been fine on other systems I've installed
> > it on (office, dev boxes). It never occurred to me that it was due
> > to my NFS /home dir. Thanks!  
> Actually it's a problem with the thumbnail/.cache/NFS interaction.
> I'm fine with symlinking ~/.cache (the NFS home) to 
> /usr/local/home/user/.cache/ (a machine-dependend local home, also
> for .config and .gconf in my case), for example.

Has anybody tried to access a folder mounted with obexfs in Thunar? I
don't know if it's the same 'bug' as described above, but Thunar hangs
completely when browsing obexfs mounted folders... (did not try
curlftpfs yet, or any others...)


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