[Dev] Path of installed applications

Rafał Krypa r.krypa at samsung.com
Mon Oct 13 16:50:00 GMT 2014


On 2014-10-09 14:23, José Bollo wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> During recent F2F of the security team, we had long discussion about the
> packages that have more than one application.
>
> There are some more decisions to finalize this behaviour. One of this
> decision is to define the directory layout of the installation. There
> are several choices.
>
> Suppose a package whose id is PKG that have two applications whose ids
> inside the package are APP1 and APP2. The global ids of these two
> applications are GAPP1 and GPP2, they are computed on the base of the
> pairs (PKG, APP1) and (PKG, APP2), for example: PKG.APP1 or PKG:APP1.
>
> When installing the package into the directory APPSDIR, what structure
> will be chosen?
>
> 1) APPSDIR/PGK/APP1 and APPSDIR/PGK/APP2
> or
> 2) APPSDIR/GAPP1 and APPSDIR/GAPP2
>
> IIRC, the choice (2) was pointed out during F2F, but I'm not sure that
> it was really discussed. Do you confirm? What would be best?

Hi,
The final proposal was based on the choice [1]. The separate directory level for pkgId is necessary for file exchange between applications inside the package.


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