Bug#507630: Acknowledgement (nautilus: Is gnome-volume-manager obsolete with nautils 2.24.x?)
sam at robots.org.uk
Wed Dec 3 22:18:19 UTC 2008
On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 23:00:50 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mercredi 03 décembre 2008 à 20:55 +0100, Michael Biebl a écrit :
>> > FYI, Fedora has decided to ditch g-v-m,
>> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-November/
>> In that case, I think gnome-desktop-environment should stop depending
>> on g-v-m and nautilus should probably add a Conflicts:
>> gnome-volume-manager. Otherwise we have two applications fighting over
>> who does the media handling.
> I don’t think we should completely remove g-v-m. The following features
> are not in nautilus proper:
> * video cameras
> * start cheese when a webcam is plugged * initiate PDA sync
> * launch xsane when a scanner is plugged
> I think that instead, we should remove support in g-v-m for what is
> already in nautilus and keep what is not. The following should also be
> * initiate an action when a printer is plugged (already handled by
> * initiate actions when an input device is plugged (already
> handled by Xorg)
> That probably means a revamp of the preferences box, since only the
> following remain:
> * 2/3 of the 3rd tab
> * the 4th tab
> * half of the 5th tab
> all of which are purely optional.
> The title should probably be changed from “Removable Drives and Media”
> to “Removable Peripherals” as well.
> After which, I’d add a Breaks: g-v-m (<< 2.24) in nautilus, and in all
> cases I’m going to remove the dependency in gnome-desktop-environment.
> Is that OK with you?
The wiki page at <http://wiki.debian.org/Gnome/nautilus_vs_gnome-volume-
manager> was created to track the overlap between nautlius and g-v-m for
GNOME 2.22. So it might be helpful here too. :)
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