[Vm-dev] Mac VM: SecurityManager default untrustedUserDirectory

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Sun Oct 10 19:18:58 UTC 2010

Asking for the home directory should invoke a platform specific method that does the right thing. 
Perhaps on unix based machines you can use ~  ?  However on systems that have file security turned on then you 
might need to lookup the squeak un trusted directory since the answer could be different. 

On 2010-10-10, at 11:39 AM, Lukas Renggli wrote:

> On 10 October 2010 07:26, John M McIntosh
> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>> 4.2.5x   SqueakUnTrustedDirectory ->  ~/Library/Preferences/Squeak/Internet/My Squeak/
>> 5.8.x    SqueakUnTrustedDirectory -> /foobar/tooBar/forSqueak/bogus/
>> What would you like it to be?
> '/foobar/tooBar/forSqueak/bogus/' doesn't look meaningful, it doesn't
> even exist on my system.
> The Filesystem library uses #untrustedUserDirectory this to find the
> home directory. Maybe there is a better way to do that on Mac?
> Lukas
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> Lukas Renggli
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