Re: Nautilus+GIO vs GnomeApps+GNOMEVFS (aka: the clash on trash)
- From: Daniel Kasak <dkasak nusconsulting com au>
- To: Mikael Hermansson <mike tielie gmail com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list <gtk-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Nautilus+GIO vs GnomeApps+GNOMEVFS (aka: the clash on trash)
- Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:48:19 +1100
On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 20:08 +0100, Mikael Hermansson wrote:
Using this logic, we should kill top-posting and all bottom-post, but
that's clearly not happening, is it? :-P
> ALL desktops like KDE/GNOME and others MUST agree too KILL ~/.trash
> totally and NOT support the old in GIO for example. instead we should
> use .local/share/trash (if this is the freedesktop standard?.
... but this script would break a whole lot of applications that rely
on .trash ... is that really necessary?
> We dont need backcompability mess on this the. dists should fix this by
> simple make a script thats moves from .trash to .local/share/trash.
No-one suggested 100 years of compatibility. But considering everything
currently uses .trash, switching immediately to .local/share/trash with
no backwards compatibility and ALSO insisting on removing .trash is
asking for trouble.
> As a normal guru this is no problems because I know howto solve it but
> for new users its a tottaly mess if we make it backward compatible 100
> years old.
> On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 17:14 +0100, Luca Ferretti wrote:
> > I'm playing with my jhbuild development install.
> > We have a serious issue about trash: gio+gvfs implements the fd.o trash
> > spec, gnome-vfs uses the old, custom ~/.Trash directory.
> > ################
> > Example 1: I'm using EoG to browse some photos to store. I want to
> > remove some, then I use the "Move to Trash" feature inside EoG.
> > Result 1: trashed photos will never appear in trash:// 'cause was moved
> > to ~/.Trash, not .local/share/Trash. Those photos will survive as
> > zombies in my file system...
> > Example 2: my distro removed desktop icons an provided the trash applet.
> > Result 2: a big mess: the applet will open trash:// but will move files
> > to and will monitor ~/.Trash :-(
> > ################
> > Some applications are moving to gio/gvfs, meanwhile, could we:
> > * implement fd.o trash in gnome-vfs
> > * run a (hidden) migrate trash (at Nautilus startup?) is .Trash
> > exists and there are files?
> > PS there is a yet open bug against EoG. Alex, could you port the trash
> > applet to GIO?
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