[sugar] Activity write space

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti
Wed Aug 8 04:27:42 EDT 2007

On 8/8/07, Michael Burns <maburns at gmail.com> wrote:
> To help in the transition, I would encourage activities to check for the
> existence of the file '/etc/olpc-security'.

I think we should provide a way to get the data path for the activity
in Sugar. Having each activity implement this logic would suck.

> If it exists, any files you wish
> to be able to write to should be in the /data directory (more on that
> later). If it does not exist, you have the same free range on the system as
> you have had previously. The fallback of *not* having this file (and thus
> not having Rainbow running) will be removed as we get closer to launch and
> can migrate activities into the newer, safer system.

Really? We want Sugar to work also outside the OLPC distribution (and
so without Rainbow).


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