Re: [Nautilus-list] trash search

Maciej Stachowiak <mjs noisehavoc org> writes: 
> I agree the slow trash search may be a problem. I worry that it will
> lead to a lot of untrashable volumes though. How about in addition to
> the top of the mount point, the trash search would check a specially
> named directory at the top of the volume if it exists and is
> writable. This would be a dedicated directory that everyone's trash
> folders go in, similar to the way lost+found at the top of a volume is
> a place to relink files lost through filesystem damage.
> In addition, we could encourage system vendors to create the "trash"
> directory at the top of a volume when installing the OS or creating
> new volumes.
> This still is not quite as good at always finding trash as the current
> trash, whcih guarantees that you can trash if you have enough
> permissions to delete (at minimum you can write to the directory you
> can delete from), but it should improve the odds a bit at least on
> well-configured systems, but without the drastic slowdown of the full
> approach.

Yes, that's a pretty good idea.


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