Joost Kremers joostkremers at fastmail.fm
Mon Aug 27 23:47:21 CEST 2007

On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 02:20:35PM -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Joost Kremers wrote:
>> i hope you don't mind my emailing you directly.
> That's fine; in the future, though, please use one of the xfce-related 
> mailing lists.

ok, will do. i'm on xfce at xfce.org, will that do? i'm posting a Cc: there,
so we can continue the thread there, if needed.

>> first, i have an external usb drive with two partitions on it. if i plug 
>> it
>> in, the volstatus icon pops up in the system tray. if i click on it to 
>> show
>> the device list, and then click on the arrow before the device, only the
>> first partition is shown.
> Please file a bug on bugzilla.xfce.org, 'Xfce Goodies' product.

have done so.

>> the second thing concerns unmounting: sometimes, i try to remove a device
>> when there is still a program making use of it. (usually because i'm still
>> in a directory on the device in a Terminal window.) the device is not
>> unmounted in this case, obviously. it would be nice if volstatus pops up a
>> warning message if this happens
> You need to compile libexo (specifically, exo-unmount/exo-eject) with 
> libnotify support; I'm pretty sure it will pop up a notification if the 
> unmount fails.

actually, if i try to unmount by right-clicking the icon on the desktop,
and choosing "unmount volume", i do indeed get a warning.

but perhaps that doesn't necessarily mean exo-mount was compiled with
libnotify support? ldd /usr/bin/exo-mount doesn't list libnotify...

Joost Kremers, PhD
University of Cologne
Institute for German Language and Literature
Albertus Magnus Platz
50923 Cologne, Germany
Tel. +49 221 / 4703807

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