Re: [POLL] mount: sync or async?

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  • Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 20:18:33 +1000

On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 11:08:19 +0200
Grégory SCHMITT <gy.schmitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >  My feeling is that before, mount was
> > > waiting for the device to probe the disc (which can take a few
> > > seconds depending on the performance of your optical drive). Now,
> > > mount doesn't wait as long for the disc to be probed and exits
> > > quickly.
> > I can't think why synchronous operation of a mount command would make
> > a difference. The command should still just do what it does.
> Well, as I said in my post, it's mostly my feeling only... I clearly
> understand your point, as I thought myself it doesn't make sense at
> all for the mount command to fail when asynchronous and succeed when
> synchronous.
> I think I can run some extra testing on it; I'll get a svn copy and
> build it with different options. Could you tell me what file I should
> modify to switch between sync and async ?
  in function _e2_menu_mount_cb() at line 734


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