Re: Proposal patch for bug #780986 (Unmount server after backup)

That’s not a bad approach, and thank you for the patch!

I might not get to it immediately, but I will look at it.

On Fri, Mar 8, 2019, at 16:37, Jordi Chulia via deja-dup-list wrote:
Hi everyone,

I have attached a patch that could deal with this bug:

Regarding the bug itself, I understand that Deja-Dup should not unmount 
a share if a user is browsing it or even just if a user expects the 
remote share to be mounted, so the changes I propose deal with this 
making Deja-Dup trying to unmount the share only if it has been 
explicitly mounted by Deja-Dup in order to perform the backup (or any 
other operation).

The patch introduces a new backend method 'clean_up()' that gets called 
at the end of the Verify operation. This method would take care of any 
kind of backend tear down, that in the case of remote backends means to 
try unmounting the remote if it has been explicitly mounted.

Given that I have no experience with Deja-Dup's codebase or Vala (just 
a tiny one-line bugfix for elementary Os' Calendar :P ) I don't expect 
this patch to be accepted. Maybe even the strategy I propose is not 
good enough. Anyway, I am open to ideas and suggestions.

Jordi Chulia

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