[vlc-devel] Lua extension and vlc.misc
jb at videolan.org
Tue Feb 28 21:58:32 CET 2012
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:26:19PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Le mardi 28 février 2012 22:19:27 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> > On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:17:33PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > > Le mardi 28 février 2012 22:10:20 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> > > > How do we expose a cache directory then?
> > >
> > > It depends how you use it. Just giving a string to a directory is not an
> > > answer.
> > Now, people use it to save temp/cache files with io.open
> If we have io.open, then yes, cachedir might work. I don't think 'vlc.misc' is
> a good prefix though. Ultimately, that's the root cause of the problem.
We have io.open, yes.
Moreover, we can "leak" the user information with
os.getenv("APPDATA") on windows
os.getenv("HOME") on other systems
I would prefer to give a defined way of having a cache folder that not,
because scripts will have their own sauce and mess...
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