Ticket #5807 (new defect)
Opened 5 years ago
VirtualBox Guest Additions volume name should include the minor version
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I'm using VirtualBox 3.1.2
The volume name is: /Volumes/VBOXADDITIONS_3./ That's 16 characters, it looks ugly, and doesn't tell me about the minor version.
I had this problem originally when I was booted into save mode in w7, because it's the underlying volume label. If I was not booted into safe mode, i'd see the description from autorun.inf: label=VirtualBox Guest Additions
Which doesn't even tell me the major version. As it happens, I had 2 vbox guest addition iso's because at one point someone had asked me to try one.
It would be possible to use this label format instead: /Volumes/VBOXGUEST_3.1_2/
That's only 15 characters which leaves space for both: /Volumes/VBOXGUEST_3.1_10/ and /Volumes/VBOXGUEST_3.10_1/ (although if someone needs both, they're out of luck, but it's still better than today.)