Bug 969459 - Custom mount option doesn't check mountpoint existence
Custom mount option doesn't check mountpoint existence
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-disk-utility (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David King
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-31 09:09 EDT by Lukas Brabec
Modified: 2015-01-13 08:08 EST (History)
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Description Lukas Brabec 2013-05-31 09:09:39 EDT
Description of problem:
There is no check of mountpoint existence in Gnome Disks -> Partition options (icon of 'little wheel' beneath partition) -> Edit Mount Options (automatic option set to off).
Line is added to /etc/fstab, but non-existing mountpoint will reusult in mount fail.

gnome-disk-utility 3.8.0

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start Gnome Disks
2. select drive/disk
3. partiton Options -> Edit Mount Options
4. set Automatic Mount Options to Off
5. set non existing directory as mountpoint
Comment 1 Kamil Páral 2013-05-31 10:22:00 EDT
Ideally, gnome-disk-utility should create the mountpoint directory, if it doesn't exist already.
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2014-05-01 10:46:17 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 4 Kamil Páral 2015-01-13 08:08:24 EST
The same problem on Fedora 21. Reported upstream:

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