Fwd: Re: [Kde-pim] KMail sits on the mounted floppy

Andras Mantia amantia at kde.org
Mon Jun 21 08:27:32 BST 2004


 I forward this to the core-devel, as Ingo thinks the bug might be in
KIO::get(). Any idea?


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 Subject: Re: [Kde-pim] KMail sits on the mounted floppy
 From: Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org>
 Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 01:38:50 +0300
 Newsgroup: kde.kde-pim

 On Sunday 20 June 2004 11:41, Andras Mantia wrote:
 > Hi,
 >  With SuSE 9.1 and KDE/KMail CVS HEAD I have a problem. If I mount a
 > floppy and read something from it in the composer (for example
 > Message->Insert File) I cannot unmount the floppy until I completely
 > exit KMail. Closing the composer window (or sending the message) is
 > not enough. lsof shows that KMail (and sometimes ispell, started by
 > KMail I think) still uses my floppy. SuSE 9.1 uses subfs by default,
 > but I disabled it and tried to mount manually, but the result is the
 > same. Does anyone else see this problem?
 We load the file with KIO::get(). I can't reproduce the problem with 
 SuSE 8.2, KDE 3_2, kdepim HEAD inserting a file from cdrom (I don't 
 have a floppy drive).
 > A second problem would be when using floppy:/a/ instead of mounting
 > the floppy. In this case the content is correctly shown, but when I
 > try to insert the file, I get an error: "Could not access drive a:.
 > The drive is still busy. Wait until it has stopped working and then
 > try again.."
 That would be a bug in KIO::get().

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