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Subject: Re: [RaaA] Weekly status report

Re: [RaaA] Weekly status report

From: Maurus Cuelenaere <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 17:20:30 +0200

"Jonathan Gordon" <> wrote:

>On 15 June 2010 01:07, Maurus Cuelenaere <> wrote:
>> "Bryan Childs" <> wrote:
>>>On 14 June 2010 15:30, Maurus Cuelenaere <> wrote:
>>>> and you only have access to the SD card if the phone's not rooted (which is
>>>> mounted at /sdcard).
>>>My phone is rooted, and I have access to the SDCard...
>>>I had access to it before it was rooted too - for the music player app, it's
>>>the only place to store your tunes...
>> Hmm I misworded that :)
>> What I meant was: apps only have access to /sdcard/* unless rooted AFAIK.
>> They do have access to some kind of local (and mutual agreed shared) storage (to store config and SQLite db's) but I don't think that's useful for user data storage.
>I see no reason why we cant use /sdcard/Rockbox on android to replace
>the usual .rockbox folder... and if we could have the android app load
>the executable from there it owuld be much simpler to install a new
>build. (although going from previous comments this isnt doable?)

I'm pretty sure /sdcard is mounted as noexec (or whatever it's named) but can't verify it atm (buggy SD card).

I *think* we're pretty much stuck with using the lib dir appointed by Google as storage for native compiled libraries or executables.

Maurus Cuelenaere
Received on 2010-06-14

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