[SailfishDevel] file permissions of user data files

Bob Jelica sailfish at jelica.se
Mon Aug 12 15:07:33 UTC 2013


Use QDir.homePath() in your app for a safe place to save files. That will always guarantee that you'll have read/write access.

Have fun!


On Aug 11, 2013, at 1:55 PM, Wim de Vries <wsvries at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 08/11/2013 01:36 PM, "Thomas B. Rücker" wrote:
>> On 08/11/2013 12:21 PM, Wim de Vries wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am trying to save a file from within my app.
>>> I can read the file, not write to it:
>>> cannot open "/etc/ssh/authorized_keys/checklists/GEO1" ; "Permission
>>> denied"
>>> From within ubuntu I have made the file (GEO1) and dir (checklists)
>>> r/w for all.
>>> Thanks.
>> Why are you as a *user* trying to write to /etc/?
>> That's usually completely off limits and for very good reasons I must say.
> Thanks.
> Indeed, you are right. Wrong place to have user data. I didn't focus on where it ends up on the emulator.
> It seems that this is the place where shared files (from the devel machine: emulator/1/ssh) end up.
> I guess I have to copy the files via the deployment.
> I'll try to figure out the documentation on that ;-(
> r
> wim
>> Cheers
>> Thomas
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