File permissions within a snap
jenny.murphy at episensor.com
Thu Aug 25 11:03:07 UTC 2016
Do I need to define the location of SNAP_USER_DATA. Currently I added the
following line to a wrapper script that already runs in my app :
echo "User Data = " $SNAP_USER_DATA
The result is
User Data =
Thanks a lot for you help. I guess this stuff is very basic but I am having
to get up to speed quickly on snappy.
On 24 August 2016 at 12:01, Zygmunt Krynicki <zygmunt.krynicki at canonical.com
> Wiadomość napisana przez Jenny Murphy <jenny.murphy at episensor.com> w dniu
> 24.08.2016, o godz. 12:58:
> I have a java application built as a .snap.
> As part of its normal operation it will create some files (for output).
> However this is not successful due to permissions issue :
> For example , I tried to create the file in /home/ubuntu/examples/ :
> java.io.FileNotFoundException: /home/ubuntu/examples/example.txt
> (Permission denied)
> I got a similar result whenI tired to create it in the current dir :
> You can freely create files in $SNAP_USER_DATA - the per-user data
> directory or $SNAP_DATA - the global data directory (for daemons).
> If you want to write to other locations you need an interface to do it.
> For example you can use the home interface to get write access to most of
> the $HOME directory.
> You can do this by just defining a „home” plug on your application.
> Best regards
> So is there a way around this?
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> *Jenny Murphy*
> *EpiSensor, Georges Quay House, Georges Quay, Limerick, Ireland*
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