[SailfishDevel] harbour rejects user files in a Documents subfolder?

wsvries wsvries at xs4all.nl
Wed Jan 22 09:42:41 UTC 2014


Andrey Kozhevnikov schreef op 2014-01-22 10:30:
> just use QStandartPath or at least QDir::Home instead of hardcoding 
> /home/nemo

I use the env.var. "HOME" (which is normally set to "/home/nemo"), and 
only if that fails it falls back to "/home/nemo


> On 22.01.2014 15:29, Wim de Vries wrote:
>> Hi,
>> My checklists app got rejected by harbour again because of user data 
>> files :-( .
>> My app creates a checklistdata folder under Documents (one 
>> default/example data file is copied there after first start up).
>> Harbour doesn't want that:
>> 
>> "File creation in "/home/nemo/Documents/" is not allowed, if these are 
>> not user documents. Files should be stored in $XDG_DATA_HOME".
>> 
>> $XDG_DATA_HOME is silly for users:
>> my users must be able to copy there PC created checklist files (plain 
>> text) via USB to their Jolla device.
>> $XDG_DATA_HOME is hidden, and even if it wasn't, it is very contra 
>> intuitive place for normal user to find.
>> All users know the Documents folder.
>> Any harbour people, having suggestions (a $XDG_ folder would render 
>> the app completely useless)?
>> Thanks
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