Review Request: kio-file: sync file copy to /media/

Davide Bettio davide.bettio at
Fri Jan 22 20:42:26 GMT 2010

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Review request for kdelibs, Kevin Ottens and David Faure.


Added ervin because he knows how solid works.


This simple patch allows file copy to external devices to be synchronous. This patch assumes that external devices are mounted on a subdirectory of /media/. If /media/ is not used this patch will not work so everything will be as before.
For more dettails see also


  /trunk/KDE/kdelibs/kioslave/file/file_unix.cpp 1077183 



This patch is recent, so I'm testing it right now. kio-file is a critical component so I will do more tests.

Checking for file corruption might be a good idea:
dd if=/dev/full of=testFile count=numOfBlocks
md5sum testFile
Copy it, umount, mount and check the md5sum.



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