thunar-volman: application for porable music players starts for each USB storage device
tino.keitel+xfce at tikei.de
Wed Aug 15 23:39:43 CEST 2007
On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 11:16:14 +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 08:42:20 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On jeu, 2007-07-26 at 15:07 -0700, Kok, Auke wrote:
> > > for memory/flash media, "eject" is the equivalent of "umount". Only
> > > devices
> > > which have a "tray" do something else -> open it up.
> > Some mp3 players or external hard drives shutdown themselves when
> > receiving "eject" too.
> It looks like hal sets a "storage.requires_eject" capability for
> certain devices, e.g. for iPods:
> <match key="storage.vendor" contains="Apple">
> <match key="storage.model" contains="iPod">
> <merge key="storage.requires_eject" type="bool">true</merge>
> So maybe Thunar could use this information to decide if an eject is
> desired of if a simple umount is enough.
For the records: this is handled by
http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3466, I also added a patch.
Feel free to test it.
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