[Sugar-devel] Documenting the SoaS file system
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Jul 29 08:37:33 EDT 2009
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 14:32, Caroline Meeks<caroline at solutiongrove.com> wrote:
> I want to better understand what I see when I browse the file system of the
> One developer tells me that the squashfs is just the system files and is
> never rewritten.
> Another person writes that all our user files are stored in the squashfs.
> When I read about squashfs in wikipedia or chat with friends about it, its
> decribed as read-only and optimized for space. If we are rewritting our
> squashfs everytime the user saves data, that could be the source of a lot of
> our failures. If we never rewrite it, then probably its a red harring and
> we need to look elsewhere.
> Is there, or could someone write, a documentation page that explains what is
> where and in what format on our stick? I feel like understanding the
> current state, being able to communicate it, is the first step towards
> getting to a better place.
Whoever does it, may be better to do so in the Fedora wiki because we
are just using their tools, and link it from our wiki. Or it may even
be already documented there.
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