Orphaning: mtpfs (FUSE filesystem for MTP devices like Android tablets)

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 13:37:34 UTC 2012

On 17 Sep 2012 16:15, "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> I've orphaned this package.  There are various
> reasons for this:
> (1) It's buggy: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/bugs/mtpfs
> (2) Upstream is not responsive.  The weight of developer effort seems
> to have moved to several alternative projects, and it's probably
> worthwhile adopting one of these and deprecating mtpfs.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841260#c1
> (3) I don't use it any more.  I just gave up trying to get files off
> Android tablets.  WTF don't they support USB mass storage like every
> other thing out there?

My understanding is that its so both the phone and computer can read/write
to the filesystem at the same time. It was needed to be able to move apps
to secondary storages amongst other things.


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