no root access.. how to put file...

by BIRJODH » Fri, 10 Apr 2009 11:33:11 GMT

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 I am not able to understand one simple issue.. if there is no root
access to file system even to the user who owns the phone then why on
earth would the dev guide include commands like

adb push <local>  sdcard .... when the sdcard of emulator is read
only.. Is this some kind of mockery or sarcasm with the users?????


no root access.. how to put file...

by Dianne Hackborn » Fri, 10 Apr 2009 15:34:38 GMT


Yes, we hate you, and laugh at every pain we can cause.

Plus the sdcard provides world read/write access.

Dianne Hackborn
Android framework engineer

Note: please don't send private questions to me, as I don't have time to
provide private support, and so won't reply to such e-mails.  All such
questions should be posted on public forums, where I and others can see and
answer them.


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no root access.. how to put file...

by David Turner » Fri, 10 Apr 2009 18:35:50 GMT


you are mistaken, the sdcard is not read only on the emulator, you just must
provide one with the -sdcard option.
if you don't, an empty /sdcard directory is created on the root filesystem
but will not allow you to write anything to it.


no root access.. how to put file...

by sonya » Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:08:26 GMT

 I had a similar problem. But what is going on above. I think Dianne
Hack... is with google. He is not supposed to behave
in this way. There are already some issues with gphone which do not
verify the claims that were made.


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