Bug#836355: libglib2.0-0: makes all entries of fstab show up as desktop items

Adam Borowski kilobyte at angband.pl
Fri Jun 7 18:36:14 BST 2019

On Fri, Jun 07, 2019 at 05:49:46PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Jun 2019 at 15:56:34 +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > Besides the expected "Home" and "File System" I get two extra entries:
> > * "Filesystem root" (/, redundant with "File System")
> > * "boot" (/boot)
> > both of which are on a non-removable disk.
> > 
> > New installs don't have /proc in their fstabs, but old do -- and I just
> > added such an entry to mine, and indeed it did show up.
> What environment are you reproducing this on? Is it still whatever part
> of XFCE is responsible for icons on the desktop, as in the original bug
> report?

XFCE again, right.

> Your image attachment doesn't seem to have made it to the bug,


> Also, are you logged in to the GUI as root?

Obviously, no -- other than lightdm and X running as root, as usual.

> I'll try to put together a script to dump the information available from
> GIO, so that we can see where the information is getting lost - between
> the OS and GIO, or between GIO and whichever GUI is the relevant one.

I haven't looked at other DEs; a bit uncomfortable to do so at the
miniDebconf on a Pinebook.

But indeed from your words it sounds like something better handled in a
higher layer.

⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ Sometimes you benefit from delegating stuff.  For example,
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ this way I get to be a vegetarian.
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