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Re: Base text files, re: IRC chat

From: Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 10:50:58 +0100

On Sep 16, 2008, at 14:50, Daniel Shahaf wrote:

> Stefan Sperling wrote on Tue, 16 Sep 2008 at 15:27 +0200:
>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:35:17AM +0200, Bert Huijben wrote:
>>> I really wouldn't recommend using (2) as the Windows default. In
>>> many
>>> corporate environments ~/ is in the roaming user profile.
>>> (Automatically
>>> locally cached and sometimes automatically merged when a user
>>> logs on onto
>>> different machines at the same time). And in most of these cases
>>> the size of
>>> the roaming profiles is pretty limited (100 MB max at one of our
>>> largest
>>> customers)
>>
>> This is a good point.
>>
>> Do we want defaults to differ between platforms?
>
> Not unless we have to. And I'm not sure we want them to differ here.
>
>> Because on *nix, with the concept of $HOME, (2) makes a lot of sense.
>
> Well, Windows also has that concept, %USERPROFILE%. And having quotas
> on it isn't a limitation unique to Windows :)
>

Surely its %APPDATA%\Subversion you would use as the default on Windows?

> In Bert's case, these people have working copies somewhere, and
> what we
> want is to store the metadata there rather than at the %USERPROFILE%,
> right? Wouldn't setting --config-dir (via env var?) to a path
> sibling to
> the working copies achieve that effect as well?
>
> Daniel
>
> (do we already allow setting --config-dir by an env var?)
>
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Barry

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