Bash scripts

Kevin Gordon kgordon420 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 22:35:36 EDT 2011


Paul, I am quite happy thinking of it as a new feature.

That said, If you think it appropriate, I'll need some guidance as
I've never done a ticket.  The symptom acts identically on an updated
fedora 14 as it does on the os16 XO, so where would I go to file the
ticket?

KG

On Sunday, April 24, 2011, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> kevin wrote:
>  > Sascha:
>  >
>  >
>  > Continued to play with this.  Went into nautilus on an ext2 formatted
>  > card, and there is a checkbox in the panel for allowing execution of
>  > files.  The owner and other permission boxes didn't seem to do
>  > anything; but, clicking that on *did* work. Also, you were correct
>  > about it needing to not be FAT, checking that box, even though it sill
>  > displays, didn't 'stick' for FAT. Thanks.
>
> i've lost track of where exactly this issue sits, but if it's
> a regression, i suggest opening a ticket.  then it can be resolved
> in a documented fashion (whether fixed as bug or "wontfix"ed as
> a feature).
>
> paul
>
>  >
>  > Cheers,
>  >
>  >
>  > KG
>  >
>  > On Monday, April 18,
>  > 2011, Kevin Gordon <kgordon420 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > > Sascha:
>  > >
>  > > The file system actually had no bearing on the issue I was having, whether
>  > ext2,
>  > > ext3, or FAT32, the symptoms were identical - recent versions of udisks now
>  > does not allow
>  > > 'direct' execution of scripts from auto-mounted removable media.
>  > >
>  > > Also,
>  > > there is some debate as to whether putting a journalling fs onto an SD
>  > > or USB drive is wise, as it might half its life by in essence doubling the
>  > number of writes.  In
>  > > general,  I tend to stick with the factory default unless I need
>  > > multiple partitions, symbolic link, or specific linux-swap support, since I
>  > presume the
>  > > manufacturer has formatted it with the right number of blocks, units,
>  > > etc to best match their controller/memory config.  If I need those, I will
>  > still use ext2.  Call me optimistic :-)
>  > >
>  > > Cheers,
>  > >
>  > > KG
>  > >
>  > > On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 4:13 AM, Sascha Silbe
>  > <sascha-ml-reply-to-2011-2 at silbe.org> wrote:
>  > >
>  > > Excerpts from Kevin Gordon's message of Mon Apr 18 00:36:26 +0200 2011:
>  > >
>  > >> But, since my main use of this technique is to
>  > >> semi-automate the process of installing a slew of custom activities and
>  > >> rpm's upon initial build and deployment, having to manually change every
>  > >> machine manually to basically avoid 5 keystrokes, was sort of
>  > >> counter-productive  :-)
>  > >
>  > > If you're only using this USB stick with Linux machines, why don't you
>  > > just format it using a file system with POSIX semantics, i.e. ext3?
>  > >
>  > > Sascha
>  > >
>  > > --
>  > > http://sascha.silbe.org/
>  > > http://www.infra-silbe.de/
>  > >
>  > >
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