hi, On So, 2016-09-18 at 23:03 +0200, Otfried Cheong wrote: > Hello, > > I'm trying to create my first snap, and have a first question: > > When a snap is installed (say hello-world), the system creates two > data > directories, /var/snap/hello-world/<revision> and > /var/snap/hello-world/common. > > Apparently these are meant for the snap when it needs writable > storage, > but both directories are owned by root, and I haven't found any way > to > write to them, either from inside the snap or outside, whether > installing in --devmode or not. > they are for services (which always run as root by default) ...
user writable dirs are in ~/snap/<packagename>/<version>/ in the running snap environment this is represented by the SNAP_USER_DATA environment variable. ciao oli
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