[Mono-devel-list] Guidelines: Application Deployment; Feedback requested.
tberman at off.net
Sun Jun 26 22:24:46 EDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 21:41 -0400, Ben Maurer wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-06-26 at 20:47 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > > Some other things that might be worth talking about:
> > >
> > > * Storing application settings (how to use S.Environment to get a
> > > location for preferences. Having both global and per user prefs)
> I guess the options are using
> SpecialFolder.CommonApplicationData/APPNAME or some path relative to the
> location of the .dll for shared preferences. I'm not sure which we want
> to recommend (SpecialFolder is less relocatable, while using the path to
> the .dll is sorta weird having having settings in /usr/lib).
I would hope *no one* would put their library in /usr/lib.
For MonoDevelop we use /usr/lib/monodevelop and we store default
preferences and other data in /usr/lib/monodevelop/data/
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