iconbox & taskbar feature requests

Antonio SJ Musumeci bile at landofbile.com
Thu Jul 15 16:38:16 CEST 2004

I'm gathering that xffm is using stdin and stdout to use samba tools...
does samba provide a library which would allow you to do all that
cleaner and directly?

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 09:05:12 -0500
Wade Nelson <hollywoodb at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> edscott wrote:
> > El mié, 14-07-2004 a las 22:27, Wade Nelson escribió:
> > 
> >>>PS: what do the background shades of icons in the iconbox mean?
> >some >>apps have a light green background, some a light purple in my
> >case.>
> >>/me slaps himself with large trout
> >>
> >>figured this out about 2 minutes after this post...
> >>
> >>However, I did notice that when I double click an unmounted samba
> >mount >in the fstab part of xffm-cvs (correct entry in fstab), all of
> >xfce4-cvs >hangs... I can mount and umount until I pass out from a
> >term or console, >but it seems the mount operation is hanging
> >(according to htop), as well >as xffm, and killing both processes
> >still leaves me hanging. I can >reproduce this to my hearts content,
> >so if any info is needed just say so :)
> > 
> > 
> > It might be expecting a password or something from stdin. If you do
> > the mount from an xterm, do you have to provide additional
> > information after the mount command? 
> > 
> > 
>   Ah yes, I forgot to mention, it does expect a password, but they're 
> win98 machines, and the password is blank/empty... I suppose I could 
> pass this through fstab or samba?  Shouldn't xffm/xfsamba4 show a 
> "Password:" dialog however, or is there a reason not to implement
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