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

Harald Schmalzbauer h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de
Tue Mar 11 20:37:48 CET 2008

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Ben Ford wrote:
>> Why not cache remote filesystems to /tmp/thunar/...?
> Because portably figuring out that a filesystem is remote is hard.  The 
> sysadmin (or user) can set the XDG_CACHE_HOME env var to point to 

_really_ appreciated hint! Thanks a lot.
I loved the KDEHOME env and I'm missing something similar for 
GTK/XFCE/GNOME. So many machine dependent configurations are in users 
home... I'd love to have my user configuration seperated from the 
machine configuration (I use the same .gnupg keyring on my multihead 
"workstation" like on my 10" subnotebook, but you can imagine GUI 
settings are quite different for these machines?)
KDEHOME env made it possible.
I'm happy with strictly following standards and I'm happy that XFCE 
follows the FreeDesktop standards (which I'm not familar with), but at 
some point one has to extend standards...
Perhaps there's already a draft about machine vs. user configuration out 
there, due to lack of time I've never seriously searched, just made up a 
  dull mind...

Best regards,


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