[fpc-pascal] Lazarus settings and roaming profiles in Windows

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Jul 17 09:53:50 CEST 2009

On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 19:03:40 +0200
Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:

> Micha Nelissen schrieb:
> > Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> >>> Then you must be the only one since everybody I know despises it.
> >>> We use multiple times login sometimes and then the settings are
> >>> always messed up. 
> >>
> >> Well, this causes a headache with fully networked home drives as
> >> well ;)
> > 
> > If configuration files are per application it's much less of a
> > problem. And applications can implement a configuration file lock
> > much easier if they want to detect multiple activity.
> Do they :)? Does lazarus?

At least lazarus does not.
It is pretty common to start several lazarus with the same configs.
It only reads its configs on start and reads/writes files as whole. 
Lazarus users are programmers, so they understand this concept. 
Open Office users are - well - users.


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