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From "Sergey Shakhnazarov (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-10515) LocalFileSystem.PERSISTENT does not detect file system storage
Date Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:47:39 GMT


Sergey Shakhnazarov commented on CB-10515:

It does not work as it is not yet implemented - and a PR could be sent to the repository once
someone has a solution for this.

> LocalFileSystem.PERSISTENT does not detect file system storage
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CB-10515
>                 URL:
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Sam Deepak
>              Labels: triaged, windows
> The call to window.requestFileSystem(LocalFileSystem.PERSISTENT, 0, function() {}); does
not detect the root storage location in windows phone 8.x. Rather it points to private data
directory,even after adding   the capability for accessing the local file system (removableStorage)
in AppManifest.xml.
> Basically window.requestFileSystem(LocalFileSystem.PERSISTENT, 0,function(fileSystem)
{}, function(error){}) gives me only "ms-appx://local" path which is actually the private
data directory for an app in windows phone. I want to access the root directory of the file
system because I am letting the user to store app specific files anywhere in the phone. (It
works in Android without specifying anything)
> Basically the above LocalFileSystem.PERSISTENT should not point to private data directory,
rather it should be the root directory of the local file system.

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