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Re: Distinguishing among [unmount, Safely Remove Drive, Eject]




On 2018-05-09, Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed 09 May 2018 at 12:50:29 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
>
>> On 05/06/2018 09:42 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
>> > On 05/06/2018 09:26 AM, Brian wrote:
>> > > On Sun 06 May 2018 at 15:53:05 +1200, Richard Hector wrote:
>> > > 
>> > > > On 06/05/18 07:35, Brian wrote:
>> > > > > On Sat 05 May 2018 at 11:06:25 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
>> > > > > 
>> > > > > > What are the distinguishing features of unmount, Safely
>> > > > > > Remove Drive, and
>> > > > > > Eject?
>> > > > > 
>> 
>> [*SNIP*]
>> 
>> > > 
>> > > Although it is from a few years ago, the material at
>> > > 
>> > >    https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598690
>> > > 
>> > > could still be useful. Safely Remove Drive and Eject are associated
>> > > with DEs, although Xfce seems to manage without them and has unmount as
>> > > an only option.
>> 
>> Just got a chance to look at it, has points in common with my problem.
>> It, and related bugs, will be worth a detailed read.
>
> You have *never* explained what *your* problem is. Whatever *you* read
> will not make it any clearer to us what the issue is. It is what *we*
> read which determines what we have to respond to. Could you not be more
> helpful and forthcoming?
>
>> I'm suspecting that there were explicit choices made that I wouldn't.
>
> You can suspect what you like. We would like to know exactly what it
> is that is exercising you.
>
>> Or, to paraphrase a truism, "You can satisfy some of the people all of the
>> time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not satisfy all of
>> the people all of the time."
>
> Gosh, I wish I had said that!
>

You just broke my ironometer. Thanks a bunch.