Is it possible to write gamesaves into gamefolder situated in /

Asked by Nicholas Shatokhin on 2012-05-24

When I installed SuperMeatBoy from Team Meat using deb package, I saw that they save gamesaves not in ~/.<gamename> Thay save it in gamefolder in / partition. So, is this allowed? Is allowed to get write permissions (they did not warn me before installation)

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Wyatt Smith (wyatt-smith) said : #1

That is probably the worst place they could have put the game folder. Unfortunately, it is allowable if they set the proper permissions.

I would check to see if there are any installation options that might allow the game folder to put in a more appropriate place. Also check the games readme's files or other associated documentation. Sometimes there are command line switches for redirecting the gamefolder when you launch the game.

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