Matthew T. O'Connor wrote:
> Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> If we want to "play nice" in the windows world, we should definitly
>> *not* put things directly in %USERPROFILE%. And if we're ever going to
>> change it, now is the time. I would like to see all these files moved
>> into <appdatadir>\PostgreSQL\
>> or %USERPROFILE%\PostgreSQL\ (Appdata is obviously the nicest). We
>> might want to consider removing the leading-dot on those files too -
>> some Widnows tools go nuts on that. (most don't, but some do). And it
>> doesn't accomplish anything (like it does on Unix) other than confusing
>> the user. If it's not too much work.
> The problem with Appdata is that it's a hidden folder. Are we storing
> files here that we expect the user to be able to get to easitly and
> edit often? It may still be the best option, but I thought I would
> rasise that point. The other option is to put most of this data into
> the registrty.
> BTW I have a few folders like %USERPROVILE%\.Application from windows
> ports of Unix apps like the GIMP.
It's not hidden on my XP-Pro box.
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