[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#394342: Bug#394342: Please add gnome-mount as alternative to pmount

Michael Biebl biebl at teco.edu
Fri Nov 9 14:36:18 UTC 2007

Yves-Alexis Perez schrieb:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 07:42:32PM +0000, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Package: thunar
>> Version: 0.4.0rc1-2
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Thunar can either use pmount, gnome-mount or plain mount.
>> pmount and gnome-mount offer additional capabilities (like mounting of
>> removable devices).
>> Please add gnome-mount as an alternative Recommends to pmount.
> I don't think we will add gnomeries to Recommends. pmount works fine in most
> cases. If you really need gnome-mount, feel free to install it.

Well, pmount is more or less "deprecated" and abandoned upstream. Using
hal (which gnome-mount does) is the way to go.

> Besides, thunar now use exo/hal mounting.

Sounds good. Does the exo/hal support in thunar allow to mount encrypted
partitions? Why is a Recommends pmount actually necessary?


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