Bug#512824: Related to bug #305846?

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sun Mar 8 13:34:08 UTC 2009

Le dimanche 08 mars 2009 à 14:01 +0100, Aljaž Prusnik a écrit :
> On ned, 2009-03-08 at 12:42 +0100, Julien Valroff wrote:
> > You'll be happy to know that this bug has been fixed upstream last week:
> > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=573577
> > 
> > The fix will hence be part of the next nautilus version (I will try and
> > work on backporting the patch for the current experimental package)
> > 
> Ok, I am happy though kind of skeptical at the moment. As I read the
> changelog it say it'll just inhibit the dialog. But does this also solve
> the ownership of the mounted device? As I have seen there are numerous
> occurrences where let's say a usb key/disk or cd/dvd is owned by other
> logged user and thus inhibits me from either ejecting the cd or unmount
> the device (erasing a dvd or cd is a typical example where I'm
> struggling). Unmount works only as root in these cases whilst CD/DVD
> gets ejected but informs me that I am not allowed to eject (unmount) it.

With this change, the CD/DVD will always be mounted by the active user.
Only the same user will be able to umount it later.

This patch doesn’t ensure you are always able to umount the CD (you
can’t if you switched users in the meantime), but it ensures you are
always the one with the ownership if you are in the active session.

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