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IOException thrown when trying to get back from directory /storage/emulated/0 in SystemExplorer #483
When in head directory (mentioned above) I expect the "back" button to open the menu, and then exit with more presses (like in the other places in the app). Instead it throws and IOException.
Steps to reproduce:
Android type: android 6 marshmallow
changed the title from
IOException thrown when trying to get back from directory /storage/emulated/
IOException thrown when trying to get back from directory /storage/emulated/0 in SystemExplorer
Sep 7, 2016
Should the user be exposed to exceptions?
My intuitive expectation is for the menu to open if I'm in the root (or
On Wed, Sep 7, 2016, 16:31 Matthias Urhahn email@example.com wrote:
If something isn't possible it should be made visible to the user. I'm always in favor in making a maximum of information available.
A message popup is something different from a snackbar, the first keeps you from interacting which other UI elements while the snackbar does not.
Users still need to know about errors, I agree the message is not optimal and could be replaced with "Error: something".
The thing is only
Hm so what shall we do?
Maybe try to "jump" not accessible error messages? So if
Maybe both? Printing something like "/storage/emulated is not accessible,
From the discussion I can see there are at least five ways to handle it:
On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 12:44 AM Matthias Urhahn firstname.lastname@example.org
Seems it's the same problem trying to step from / to /emulated
On Sat, Sep 17, 2016, 12:35 Matthias Urhahn email@example.com