[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#884799: Bug#884799: Bug#884799: thunar: Shredding a file causes Thunar to block permanently. (USB)

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Dec 21 20:16:21 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-12-20 at 21:07 +0000, Lorenzo Ancora wrote:
> Hello,
> let me clarify your doubts, so it will be easier to debug. :-)
> > I'm sorry to hear that, but I don't think I can reproduce that (also it's
> > unclear what “shredding” exactly means here).
> It means standard secure deletion by using "shred" from the GNU Coreutils.
> GNU shred:
> https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/shred-invocation.html
> Command: $ shred -zu smallFileOnUSBkey.txt

First, it's usually a bad idea to run shred on flash-based devices, but I
think it's unrelevant here.

I tried here with Thunar 1.7.0 from experimental, and it works just fine. I'll
try on Thunar 1.6.13 from unstable when I get a chance, but I'm really
expecting the same result.

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