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Author: R. G. Sidler
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id
I used to and still do hot mount all my drives using autofs.

Am 10. März 2019 20:24:20 MEZ schrieb Steve Litt <slitt@???>:
>On Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:25:39 -0600
>golinux@??? wrote:
>> I certainly did not write that! (I'm not even sure what inotify
>> is!) LOL!
>> golinux
>inotify is a Linux specific kernel API that detects changes in the
>filesystem. It can be set to discover changes in a specific directory,
>or even a specific file. Remember when Poettering tearfully proclaimed
>that systemd was the only way to "hot mount" stuff like thumb drives?
>On hearing that, I and another guy on this list took a couple hours and
>made an inotify based shellscript to auto-mount thumb drives as they're
>plugged in. It wasn't popular here because most Devuaners don't like
>the idea of automount: They prefer such mounting be opt-in.
>But we sure did refute Poettering.
>Dng mailing list

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