[PATCH] Multi-Protocol IO-Slave

nf2 nf2 at scheinwelt.at
Sun Jan 13 14:36:28 GMT 2008

Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Sonntag 13 Januar 2008 schrieb Ingo Klöcker:
>> A much better solution for this would be using a desktop-independent
>> password caching service. But then again why should the gnomes use a
>> great tool like KWallet instead of reinventing their own solution.
>> Apropos, KWallet. I'm surprised that kio_smb does not seem to support
>> KWallet(?). Otherwise, it wouldn't matter whether you are running it in
>> KDE or GNOME.
> kio_smb gets the passwords from kio and that is using kwallet. But that 
> doesn't stop from nautilus from not using kwallet to store the passwords.
> And caching passwords is not the same as storing passwords in a wallet - I 
> hope that much is clear. The use case is browsing a password protected
> share with nautilus and then clicking on a .iso to burn it with k3b.
Yes - as i tried to explain in the other mail - GIO/GVFS doesn't need a 
password cache service. The password is kept in the mount daemon until 
you unmount.  Having a shared backend for KWallet and keyring would also 
be nice, but that's another story.


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