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Re: [BUGS] More SSL questions..

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] More SSL questions..
Date: 2005-01-06 03:07:56
Message-ID: 200501060307.j0637uO19168@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> The comment in the API for the profile directory says:
> Version 5.0. The user's profile folder. A typical path is C:\Documents
> and Settings\username. Applications should not create files or folders
> at this level; they should put their data under the locations referred
> to by CSIDL_APPDATA or CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA.
> 
> I think we should stay away from that one if possible. 
> 
> For the MSI install we could always add icons to edit the config file if
> people have a hard time finding it...
> 
> The files are not hidden any more than they are hidden on unix by being
> named ".postgresql". I don't see this as a big problem.

With Unix you know you can do cd .postgresql or 'ls -a'.  I think on
Win32 almost everyone is using the file explorer and I don't see any
clean way for them to get into "Application Data" other than by
modifying the directory properties.  Do you?

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