[sugar] Etoys Sandbox Location

Bert Freudenberg bert
Tue Nov 6 04:28:34 EST 2007

On Nov 6, 2007, at 1:37 , Michael Stone wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 01:02:57AM +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> I'll have to think about that ... it should be larger than tmp/, must
>> be writable, preserved for each instance, and possibly shared between
>> all instances.
> So it's preserved across each instance but it doesn't go in the DS?

It's used as tmp dir and cache, yes.

> Does the DS lack some feature necessary for the data in the sandbox to
> be stored in the DS?

Sure - compared to a full file system the DS lacks many features.  
Like, that only one file and mime-type can be meaningfully associated  
with a DS entry. That there are no hidden entries. Etc.

>> I simply added support for SUGAR_ACTIVITY_ROOT before I knew that I'm
>> only supposed to use only specific subdirectories of it.
> It was good of you to lead the way; I apologize for not having
> communicated more clearly.
>> I'll change it in the next version, but please open a ticket  
>> anyway ...
> Will do. And let me know if the dirs we currently provide don't  
> seem to
> suffice.

- Bert -

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