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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