PAM (from D-Bus/HAL discussion)

Jürg Billeter j at bitron.ch
Sat Apr 8 00:23:09 PDT 2006


On Fre, 2006-04-07 at 20:20 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
> > Please now explain how you think that music CDs are autoplayed in the
> > absence of dbus/hal. This is something that monitoring fstab, volumes,
> > directories and whatnot cannot really detect.
> 
> For one thing, automount has been around far longer than dbus or hal.

automount doesn't mount media fully automatically as
gnome-volume-manager does, it just mounts them on demand, i.e. on
access, afaict.

Jürg




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