[gstreamer-bugs] [Bug 338827] [patch] gnomevfssrc should use async api to not block on network problems
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------- Comment #39 from Sebastian Dröge 2009-03-11 14:22 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #38)
> Agree with tim, but imho gio still has one (minor) regression - handling the
> authentication. rene should know more.
Also GIO needs to support non-default main contexts for it's async operations
before we can use them. Until then it's only as good as gnomevfs in this regard
(you can cancel sync operations from other threads).
The authentication problem is, that we a) can't do authentication inside the
plugin because it also runs on the default main context and b) we need to tell
the application about the authentication issue, the application then has to
show a dialog, mount the filesystem and then tell the plugin that everything is
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