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Re: [BUGS] More SSL questions..

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(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: 2005-01-05 22:39:59
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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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