Why does Sugar mount removable volumes ?

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed Nov 18 11:48:52 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 01:10:42AM -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> The first time sugar came up (after boot), it did not show the
> activities on my SD card in Home View - because that SD card was not
> yet mounted at the time sugar started.

Well, I guess that might be a flaw.  I would have expected the volume to
be mounted by Sugar.

> My question -- how come Sugar mounts *all* removable volumes ?

So that when a volume is made available at a hardware level, the user is
able to access it automatically.  At least, that's my understanding of
the Sugar design.

James Cameron

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