[MeeGo-touch-dev] How should the theme resource caching work on host?
eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Thu Sep 16 00:30:26 PDT 2010
Kinnunen Kimmo.T (Nokia-MS/Helsinki) wrote:
> I don't know the design principles, but here's another viewpoint:
> Themedaemon probably is not meant to be secure at all, and thus the only
> possible option to run it would be to run it with the same user as the
> typical apps. The reason that it uses /var/cache in the first place is
> that there's no convention in Linux envs for a dir that would be user
> specific, but not part of the home hierarchy. Eg. maybe we do not want
> to put cache data in ~/.meegotouch due to backup/whatever reason..
Home directory already caches user's image etc thumbnails.
And there's a (newish) specification for a user specific cache dir.
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