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Re: windows location of config files (was: Re: config files on Windows)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-03-27 19:56:33 CET

Greg Stein wrote:

>On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 05:59:37PM -0600, Jay Freeman (saurik) wrote:
>
>>Branko:
>>
>>There is a small redistributable in the Platform SDK for this. It is
>>SHFolder.exe, and can be installed alone (without IE4) to give SHFolder.dll,
>>which contains that API. There is a HOWTO in MSDN about this: "HOWTO:
>>Obtain the Location of Special Folders for a Migration DLL".
>>
>
>Yes, we should be doing this. Including, redist of that DLL. We should still
>dynamically run-time test its existence. If the DLL is not present, then
>flat-out punt on per-user config files. (always use the registry tho)
>
>>Personally, I'd like to see the system-wide configuration stored in the same
>>directory as the svn.exe binary.
>>
>
>That is the best place for it. There is no reason to locate it in a system
>folder when the .exe's folder works very well (and is easily located).
>
Please, let's not even think about that. It would mean that only someone
who can install software on the machine can change the site-wide
configuration. That's not nice.

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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