On dimanche 7 juin 2020 20:10:11 CEST Kwon-Young Choi wrote:
> Hello,
> I have recently made a plugin for dolphin to mount and unmount iso
> files: https://invent.kde.org/sdk/dolphin-plugins/-/merge_requests/1
> This plugin uses DBus calls to directly communicate with UDisks2 to
> attach and detach a loop device backed by an iso file.
> While writing the plugin, I used to Solid framework to do some hardware
> query and realized that there was no concept of loop device in Solid.
> I would like to know if there is interest to add a loop device interface
> to Solid and the ability to attach and detach such device?
> I'm starting to understand the architecture of Solid and I think I would
> be able to add:
> * an abstract Loop DeviceInterface
> * a backend Loop DeviceInterface backed by UDisks2
> * a frontend Loop DeviceInterface
> * the ability for the DeviceManager to create a Loop DeviceInterface
> (I'm not sure this is possible...)
> However, I am not sure if this fit in the score of the Solid framework.

I wish there was a Solid maintainer to answer you...

However for such an architectural/scope question, maybe ervin will be willing 
to provide some input :-)

David Faure, fa...@kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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