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Re: Registry key ConfigDir doesn't work

From: Karsonito <karsonito_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:01:55 -0700 (PDT)

On Jul 14, 9:07 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Karsonito wrote:
> > When I set HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TortoiseSVN\ConfigDir key
> > TortoiseSVN still uses %AppData%\Subversion.
> > I moved files from %AppData%\Subversion in other place. Then I set
> > registry key. When I start TortoiseSVN and ones created %AppData%
> > \Subversion again.
> > When I monitor file operations with FileMon I see TortoiseSVN activity
> > in specified directory (ConfigDir), but it still creates %AppData%
> > \Subversion.
>
> That's expected: you can only specify another config file to use, but
> the original one is still used (the one you specify can override the
> original one, but all options you did not specify in your custom config
> file are read from the original location).

Strange behavior. In such way I can't hide my passwords in safe place
(crypted disk).
So, which task this setting solve? I was expecting simple moving of
config profile.

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Received on 2008-07-16 07:08:52 CEST

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