[Xfce-bugs] [Bug 16688] Freeze new copy where source or target device is shared with another running one

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Sun May 17 22:32:38 CEST 2020


--- Comment #14 from Cyrille Pontvieux <jrd at enialis.net> ---
Why would you want parallel copies from your ssd to your ssd? I don't see the
point, as it will slow down a bit the whole copies.
And if you really want, you could hit the Force button. But maybe I don't
understand something here.

About having two separate options in the parameters dialog for source and
destination, I'm really not sure too. Maybe one option would be enough.

I can also maybe improve the code with using `thunar_file_is_local` but I need
to be sure what a local file is for thunar. I will investigate the thumbnails
code to see if it could indeed be of any help here.

For you're case (and probably for my personal laptop too), the « Only for local
files » would be ok as a SSD is usally quick enough. But for my work laptop
(mechanical disk), I will probably choose « Never ». And « Always » would be
like the actual behavior.

I'll inform here when the branch will be updated accordingly (if technically

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