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

On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 06:54, Alexander Larsson wrote:

> Fixing this issue does not involve changing fam. It involves fixing the
> applications that break unmounting by keeping monitors on directories
> that are not actively used.
> I do *not* think its a good thing they people can't eject their cdroms.
> However, we need to actually fix the problem, not just blame the nearest
> app.

Yes I realize that fixing this issue involves fixing other apps but it
certainly would be nice, in fam, to turn off the monitoring of certain
filesystems until the other apps get fixed. 

I suppose the problem with this would be; the apps would never get
fixed.  None of this however helps the poor newbies and people
experimenting with Linux.

How do we help them in the interim?

George Farris <george gmsys com>

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