bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #62927, no writing/reading from disk


bug #62927: no writing/reading from disk

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Sat 20 Aug 2022 03:01:34 PM UTC
Category:  Compilation/Portability Severity:  3 - Ordinary
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None
Effort:  0.00
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Sat 24 Jun 2023 03:40:32 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I believe that I fixed this one.  It was reported on the mailing list also.

John, the issue was that the flatpak didn't allow opening or saving files in the user's home directory, which is obviously a big problem.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Group administrator
Sat 24 Jun 2023 08:49:26 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I'm afraid I don't understand this report.  I'm not familiar with Flatpak.  If someone can explain concisely what the suggestion is, then we can consider it.

John Darrington <jmd>
Group administrator
Sat 20 Aug 2022 03:04:39 PM UTC, comment #1: 

... other flatpak-apps can write and read from disk as expected

Sat 20 Aug 2022 03:01:34 PM UTC, original submission:  

It's not possible to read or write from/to disk.
The default directory displayed on opening the save (or the open-) dialogue is empty but for the file pspp.jnl. This file can NOT be found by find in any location on the system.

No error messages in output-window when saving actual data (SAVE OUTFILE="/home/johnny/data_from_pspp.sav".)
No error messages if a folder is created in the ghost-directory
By entering paths in the file-name-field of the save-dialogue one can see that reading of the directory is possible (because existing folders are displayed, eg./var/ results in cache/ config/ data/ ...)

Might be an issue due to GTK/Plasma ...

│Version                 │GNU pspp 1.6.2     │
│Hostsystem              │x86_64-pc-linux-gnu│
│Build System            │x86_64-pc-linux-gnu│
│Lokale Sprachverzeichnis│/app/share/locale  │
│Compilerversion         │11.3.0             │
uname -a
Linux tux12 5.4.0-124-generic #140-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 4 02:23:37 UTC 2022 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Kubuntu 20.04 LTS
Plasma 5.18.8

PSPP installed with flatpak via flathub by KDE-own appstore "Discover" (and I tried on commandline ... no difference)



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2023-06-24 blp StatusNone Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2023-06-24 jmd CategorySystem/Portable File I/O Compilation/Portability
        Severity5 - Average 3 - Ordinary

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