Freespacenotifier KDED module in kdereview

Raphael Kubo da Costa kubito at
Sun May 23 20:06:48 BST 2010

On Friday 23 April 2010 17:10:37 Ivo Anjo wrote:
> Hello.
> I've just moved the freespacenotifier KDED module to kdereview.
> It is based on an openSUSE patch originally by Lukas Tinkl and Lubos
> Lunak, updated to use knotify, kconfigxt and no legacy qt3support
> stuff.
> This module sits quietly on the background and pops up a notification
> if you are running out of space on your /home partition, giving you
> the option to postpone the warning, open a file manager, or change the
> configuration. The only configuration options are disabling it and
> changing the threshold of when it pops up the notification.
> If you run openSUSE, you probably have seen its predecessor before,
> and this new version has already been picked up by Kubuntu for
> inclusion on 10.04 (package name is also freespacenotifier).
> The idea would be for it to find a home in kdebase/workspace -- that's
> there openSUSE and Kubuntu put it and also as suggested by Lubos
> Lunak.
> I has hoping to get this in for 4.5, as there's still some time before
> hard feature freeze, and it is very small and harmless :)
> Thanks,
> Ivo Anjo

Hmm, one thing that pinotree has just brought up on IRC is that it could use 
KDiskFreeSpaceInfo instead of doing those statfs() (now statvfs()) calls 

Have you considered that?

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