Re: NFS/AFS and is_local

ons 2002-11-06 klockan 09.55 skrev Michael Meeks:
> Hi Mikael,
> On Tue, 2002-11-05 at 14:52, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> > I agree, would just having a few more enum's for different speeds do or
> > should we have some way of setting "speed" of access. So that you can
> > say (in Nautilus for example) load previews for access speed faster than
> > X. You get my point? :)
> 	Yes; the problem of course is how to mangle the two types of
> capabilities: 'speed' and 'can_execute_on' into the same API method - I
> guess that can't be done.

I'm not sure they should be in the same API method, they are pretty

> 	Hmm; :-) I think it has to be customisable. There are some massive afs
> setups there, and I imagine some of the mounts are extremely slow.

True, hmm .. 

> 	Either way - it'd be extremely fruitful to expunge the last of the
> gnome_vfs_is_local type calls from nautilus, work out what the API
> should look like, and make it handle all the cases we want nicely [ and
> make it customisable ;-]. Then we can fold it in lower down.

Agreed, hmm .. I might be able to take a look at this. Though I just
bought a new apartment so that will take some time, and then I leave for
.nz for a month. But who knows, ... :)

  Mikael Hallendal

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