[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#846367: Bug#846367: thunar: hangs with network file systems when offline

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Dec 13 20:32:52 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2016-12-13 at 15:50 +0200, Matias Wilkman wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:06:13 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>  
> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2016-11-30 at 19:21 +0200, Matias Wilkman wrote:
> > >   I have a FUSE network file system driver, google-drive-ocamlfuse,
> > > installed. Thunar hangs on startup when the computer is offline.
> > 
> > Well, there's not much which can be done actually. Anything trying to  
> > open a
> > file on that mount will just wait for a timeout.
> Could this wait not be asynchronous, ie. non-blocking?

Well, you can't really make *everything* asynchronous. Also my guess it would
render the code pretty unreadable. But you might want to ask this directly
> > I assume you have that google
> > drive as shortcut/favorite in the sidebar?
> No, the mount point is just under my home directory, so I think thunar  
> tries to stat it when I open thunar (to the home dir, by default).

Yes, I guess so.
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