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From "Shazron Abdullah (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-330) localStorage / SQLDatabase no longer persistent after iOS 5.01 Update
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:41:50 GMT

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Shazron Abdullah commented on CB-330:
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@Emile This is about persistence (try to read the original description again). The location
of the databases are in Library/Caches which is not guaranteed to be be there in the case
of an app upgrade, or iOS system cleanup (as per Apple rules). Previously it was guaranteed
since it was in Library/WebKit.
                
> localStorage / SQLDatabase no longer persistent after iOS 5.01 Update
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-330
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-330
>             Project: Apache Callback
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: iOS
>    Affects Versions: 1.3.0, 1.4.0, 1.5.0
>         Environment: iOS 5.01
> PhoneGap (Any version)
> Xcode 4
> Build.PhoneGap
>            Reporter: Amirudin Bin Mohamed Ghani
>            Assignee: Shazron Abdullah
>            Priority: Blocker
>              Labels: ios5.01, localstorage, sqldatabase, websql
>             Fix For: 1.6.0
>
>         Attachments: CDVLocalStoragePlugin.zip, Directory-Structure-CB-330.zip, LocalStorageTest.zip,
iOS WebKit Database Locations.txt
>
>
> Dear Dev
> WebKit data (localstorage or local SQLite) are now stored in Library/ Caches folder (instead
of Library/WebKit folder). This is a big problem for all apps using UIWebView and storing
user data, because they will no longer be backed up and may be deleted. There are a lot of
apps using localstorage or SQLite as a critical feature. 
> The SQLite database gets deleted because the database is saved in a location on the filesystem
which Apple does not consider to contain persistent data.
> *Steps to Reproduce:* 
> In a UIWebView, create a new DB or use localStorage with JavaScript. 
> You can see that the WebKit data is now stored in Library/Caches :  
> *Expected Results:*
> We should at least specify the directory of WebKit data (and to set it 
> to Documents/ for critical data) 
> *Actual Results:* 
> The WebKit data are stored in Library/Caches folder, and can be 
> deleted 
> *Regression:*
> To migrate database location from Library/Caches to some other location such as Documents.
> ----
> Ref: http://developer.apple.com/icloud/documentation/data-storage/
> https://devforums.apple.com/thread/137882?start=0&tstart=0

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