[Squeakland] Strange error when loading a project into another from a superwiki then saving the image

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Mar 3 03:26:06 PST 2007

On Mar 3, 2007, at 8:11 , Andreas Raab wrote:

> Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> The debug log you attached before shows that your image was in   
>> restricted mode. In this sandbox mode, you are only allowed to  
>> write  inside the SecurityManager's "untrusted directory". I don't  
>> think  you're even supposed to save the image when in sandbox  
>> mode, so if  you try anyway, there might be any number of bugs  
>> lurking. IIRC the  image save logic assumes that FileDirectory  
>> default and the image  directory are identical. But in sandbox  
>> mode, this is not true anymore.
> That is correct. With the sandbox on, you can't safe the image -  
> otherwise this would be a trivial way for a malicious bit of code  
> to make itself forever at home in that image.

Well, you should be able to save the image in the untrusted  
directory, right? Squeakland users usually never save the image, and  
Squeak.org users never enable the sandbox, so there might well be  
bugs hidden there.

- Bert -

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