[tahoe-dev] immutable directories!

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn zooko at zooko.com
Fri Nov 20 16:19:02 UTC 2009

On Thursday, 2009-11-19, at 21:26 , Brian Warner wrote:

> I can't think of other obvious ways to create immutable  
> directories. Can you imagine any sort of WUI button for this? We  
> don't have a "cp" or "cp -r" button, and it isn't clear that you  
> could provide one in a one-directory-view-at-a-time WUI interface  
> anyways. So I'm ok with sticking to the CLI commands for now.

What about a button that makes a deep-immutable copy of the directory  
that you're currently looking at?

>  % ./bin/tahoe ls alias:source-backups/Latest Error during GET: 400  
> Bad Request GET unknown: can only do t=info, not t=json
> (the key word in that error message is "unknown".. perhaps we  
> should improve the message to make it clear that we're looking at  
> an UnknownNode)

Yes, I think that error message would confuse users as it is.



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