X2Go Bug report logs - #1289
Requesting ability to change folder name of shared folder

Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Дмитрий Черных <dchernykh@generalcomp.ru>

Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:45:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

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Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#1289: Requesting ability to change folder name of
 shared folder
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Hi Дмитрий,

Maybe I don't understand the root cause of your issues, but why don't
you just use symlinks?  While the long names may look awkward, they are
predictable, so pointing a symlink at them should be easy enough.

Kind Regards
Stefan Baur

Am 24.04.2018 um 15:10 schrieb Дмитрий Черных:
> Package: none
> Version:
> Severity: wishlist
> <Nimmerzeth> is there anyway to change the path to forwarded local dir
> on the server from ~/media/disk/_cygdrive_C....._finallyMyFolderName/ 
> <Nimmerzeth> ? 
> * troffasky has quit (Ping timeout: 260 seconds) 
> <Ionic> no 
> <Ionic> some desktop bindings make it more easily accessible, but the
> name is hardcoded/autogenerated 
> <Nimmerzeth> =( 
> <Nimmerzeth> It would be so neat if I could change at least the
> "_cygdrive_C....._finallyMyFolderName/" 
> <Ionic> first such request I hear 
> <Nimmerzeth> Ok, sorry for wasting your time and thanks for fast reply 
> <Nimmerzeth> I can explain why I need this feature if you wish =) 
> <Ionic> well, it might be a useful feature, it's just that nobody
> requested it yet 
> <Ionic> the name currently is autogenerated from the full path IIRC...
> at least on windows, not sure how it's on linux and OS X 
> <Nimmerzeth> I'm writing my own program. and I want to host it on VDS
> with ubuntu using x2go. Client should connect via x2go, only the
> programm window will be launched and forwarded, not the whole session 
> <Nimmerzeth> and this program needs files on users PC (windows) to
> process data, I want to hardcode this path 
> <Ionic> hm, hardcoding a path doesn't sound like a good idea for some
> reason 
> <Nimmerzeth> but this dynamic-really-long-path is a pain =( 
> <Ionic> yeah, I understand 
> <Ionic> sounds like a reasonable wishlist bug 
> <Nimmerzeth> any chance this feature will be implemented any time soon? 
> * uli421 has quit (Ping timeout: 260 seconds) 
> <Nimmerzeth> I understand that changing the whole path could be a big
> mistake due to security reasons, but at least the final folder name
> sounds reasonable for me 
> <Nimmerzeth> btw, what are the rm and cd folders in ~/media? 
> <Ionic> well I'd add another field to the sharing table for the remote
> path, defaulting to the autogenerated one 
> <Ionic> rm = removable media, cd = self-explanatory I guess... 
> <Nimmerzeth> yeah 
> <Nimmerzeth> you guys are awesome! 
> <Nimmerzeth> big thanks in advance =) 
> <Ionic> buuut given that it's a deeper-reaching change don't expect it
> to be available soon, I'm currently devoting most of my time to
> reimplement nxagent's crtcs handling 
> <Ionic> (i.e., the passthrough of xinerama information to the nested X
> server) 
> <Nimmerzeth> sure. thanks anyway. hope at least this year 
> <Ionic> please create a wishlist bug report in the bug tracker though 
> <Ionic> https://wiki.x2go.org/doku.php/wiki:bugs#feature_requ..
> <https://vk.com/away.php?to=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.x2go.org%2Fdoku.php%2Fwiki%3Abugs%23feature_requests_wishlist_bugs&cc_key=>(plus
> the other information on this page, including examples) 
> * tan has quit (Remote host closed the connection) 
> * tan (~quassel@unaffiliated/tan) has joined 
> <Nimmerzeth> I will paste this chat log as the description if you don't mind
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