[Sugar-devel] Datastore repair (was Re: new journal and datastore maintainer)
bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Sep 18 06:50:56 EDT 2009
Folks, *please* try to update the subject if it diverts too much from
the original thread, okay?
On 18.09.2009, at 11:47, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>
>> I agree that an activity for repairing or recovering the DS would be
>> quite beneficial, we'd need to add an exception for Rainbow though.
> So Rainbow would prevent a regular activity from reading .sugar?
Depends on its permissions. If it allows reading by anyone, an
activity can read. If not, a sandboxed activity can not access it.
Checking ... yep, non-readable.
- Bert -
> I am
> not familiar with how one goes about exceptions and such. I've
> recently seen activities that do "out of the sandbox" things (Tony's
> data manager, dsd's audio fixer...), don't know how...
> Alternatively, a python script to run on the Terminal might help (but
> an activity is much better, naturally)
>> If we find the root cause and get a fix that seems to be worth
>> deploying, can we deploy it to machines presently with 0.82?
> We can offer the patch to deployers, and I can integrate it into a
> build. But our reach is limited there. A user-deployable "repair" tool
> is a lot more effective.
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
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