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Re: "Can't determine the system config path"

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-01-27 06:31:36 CET

Barry Scott wrote:

> At 26-01-2004 21:17, Michael Sperber wrote:
>> >>>>> "Barry" == Barry Scott <barry@barrys-emacs.org> writes:
>> Barry> Maybe its not possible on NT4 to find the
>> Barry> %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Subversion folder?
>> What does "not possible [...] to find" mean?
> API function required added after NT4. The whole world of user config
> changed going into W2K and XP. If you have MSDN you can research when
> the API functions used became available. Sorry I don't have the time to
> do the research at the moment.

The APIs are in shfolder.dll which works on all flavours of Windows. The
"whole world of user config" did _not_ change that much; the registry
layout is the same, only the default config directories moved from
"%SystemRoot%\Profiles" to "%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings"

Michael, check the following location in the Registry:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

There should be a key called AppData that refers to the right directory.

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