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FS#32897 - [pmount] no /media directory. pmount fails

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Robert (dlz) - Thursday, 29 November 2012, 10:25 GMT
Last edited by Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion) - Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 19:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


After updating to filesystem 2012.11-1 there is no longer a /media directory.
pmount needs /media directory to mount.

Additional info:
* filesystem 2012.11-1

Steps to reproduce:

$ pmount /dev/sdb1
Error: could not create directory: No such file or directory
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Closed by  Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion)
Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 19:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't fix
Additional comments about closing:  Package has been dropped to AUR. For futher explanation see comments below.
Comment by Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion) - Monday, 10 December 2012, 18:47 GMT
I'm not sure if upstream will do anything about it. Additionally Debian isn't eager to get rid of /media directory.

Therefore I would like to drop the package to [unsupported]. Is there anyone against?
Comment by Martin Schmidt (Blind) - Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 18:45 GMT
Could you suggest viable alternatives for those who don't run a DE?
Comment by Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion) - Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 19:01 GMT
Do you mean DE or graphical environment? I'm daily Openbox user and I'm using udevil which provides quite clever automounting daemon called
I think it will be sufficient if you aren't the enemy of automation. It should work both with and without DE/WM.
Comment by Martin Schmidt (Blind) - Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 19:33 GMT
I meant DE, but I think you answered my question. I will check out udevil, thanks for the hint.