Re: [PATCH] gnome-vfs: Don't monitor read-only filesystems

On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 19:09, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:08:37PM +0200, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> > No, killing fam was enough.. Fam was maintaining an open fd on the cdrom
> > drive. Killing it allows unmounting the drive.
> > 
> Fam needs to be a little smarter about this.  For instance, if there
> was some way that it knows that an unmount request was sent to one
> of it's open fd it should try to release it.  Or cdroms and usb storage
> devices should be handled specially..

This is the wrong solution. We should have a file notification kernel
api that doesn't force you to have an open fd. And that doesn't totally
suck ass.

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