Re: VFS for legacy apps

On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 11:28 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-02-24 at 14:18 +0100, Nikolai Weibull wrote:

> > Perhaps we need another variable in the specification mentioned, such
> > as XDG_MOUNT_HOME that defaults to ~/.local/mount or similar.

> I really think we should default to something directly in ~/ so that an
> "up" operation doesn't get you to some weird hidden place. However,
> honoring an env var sounds ok. (Of course, there is the risk that all
> apps won't be honoring the env var.)

I tend to agree. We can only hope that future 3rd party apps will not
try to modify the mount options without going through gvfs.

For existing apps that don't know anything about VFS, things should be
fine as long as the path does not change out from under them.

Hans Petter

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