[arch-general] USB mounted into "wrong" directory

Mantas M. grawity at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 09:42:39 EDT 2012

On 2012-04-04 15:20, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> In that case they'll use whatever udisks2 uses, yes. AFAIU the current
> dir might be a stop-gap solution, and the devs are considering using
> $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/media/LABEL in the end. That would mean:
> /run/USER/media/LABEL.

No, AFAIK, $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/media was considered but later rejected for
security reasons:

* freedesktop/udisks:
  aa02e5f Use /run/media/$USER for mounting
  ffbee04 Avoid using $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/media for now

* gnome/gvfs:
  6307d01 Use /run/media/$USER instead of $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/media

> commit 6307d017a12642e71ba2f04e82fc3781425a3eb6
> Author: David Zeuthen <davidz at redhat.com>
> Date:   Wed Feb 22 17:12:44 2012 -0500
>     Use /run/media/$USER instead of $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/media
>     This is because of security concerns - it is way too dangerous to let
>     a system-daemon such as udisks manage directories in a user-controlled
>     location such as $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. So now udisks2 is using
>     /run/media/$USER instead, see
>      http://cgit.freedesktop.org/udisks/commit/?id=aa02e5fc53efdeaf66047d2ad437ed543178965b
>     These bugs are related
>      https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=669797
>      https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=646391

Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at gmail.com>

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