Switch to udisks2 results in new mount location for USB drives

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sun Aug 18 18:44:33 UTC 2013

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 11:35:28 Steve Riley wrote:
> On 2013-08-18 12:53:17 Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at kde.org> wrote:
> > Whoever came up with that change should be slapped and taught some
> > basic usability and common sense *sigh*
> From what I understand, the change was introduced for Ubuntu in 12.10 when
> they switched to udisks2. Kubuntu didn't see it at 12.10 or 13.04 (when
> released) because we were using the older udisks. The KDE 4.11 libsolid4
> now uses udisks2, which means the behavior change is exposed for us
> finally, too.
> > But I agree with Scott, we will have to live with it, the damage is
> > done already by upstream all over the place for users of KDE 4.11 out
> > there and I bet other distros face exactly the same problem.
> Perhaps we revert the udisks2 behavior to be like the old udisks _until_
> 13.10 releases? Since people are accustomed to expecting changes when new
> releases appear, this might make it easier to communicate. Alternately, we
> try to communicate something broadly now.
> I'll admit I have not investigated how other distros are handling this
> functionality change.

Ummm.  When 13.10 is released is "when new releases appear".  People running 
the development series have to expect stuff to change.

Scott K

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