[Vm-dev] [BUG] Security plugin

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sun Dec 30 16:06:52 UTC 2007

Thanks for reminding me. I just committed a fix which will use the 
user's "My Documents\My Squeak" directory instead of "C:\My 
Squeak\Username". This will be in the next bunch of VMs by default.

   - Andreas

Vagelis Savvas wrote:
> Hello to all,
> The Windows VM, as downloaded from squeakland.org, fails to start
> the image when the Windows system drive isn't C: (but G: as is in
> my case). I tracked down the problem in SecurityPlugin and
> particularly in ioInitSecurity where i can see:
>   /* establish untrusted user directory */
>   lstrcpy(untrustedUserDirectory, TEXT("C:\\My Squeak\\%USERNAME%"));
> I can see the same path in the Debugger when, during image start-up,
> some other primitive fails while trying to create this directory on
> the non-existant drive C:.
> If i 'subst c: g:\' the image starts up just fine.
> Happy new year!
> Vagelis

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