[fpc-devel] GetAppConfigFile implementation

Zaher Dirkey parmaja at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 17:05:49 CET 2008

I have external hard disk (USB) and use it in both work and my home,
put every thing on it, the problem after Lazarus using  that AppData
folder i lost between home and work, is any way to change Lazarus
config folder to special folder (i will point to my usb hard).

On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 3:48 PM, Luca Olivetti <luca at ventoso.org> wrote:
> En/na Vincent Snijders ha escrit:
>> I thought that local version is not stored on the network and is not
>> available in the roaming profile. Putting a 100 MB Lazarus exe in the
>> CSIDL_APPDATA is not a good thing, it ruins startup time (and shutdown
> Well, I don't think that an executable is configuration data, so no matter
> what, it's wrong to put it either in CSIDL_APPDATA or CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA.
> Anyway, I told various times that GetAppConfigFile should return
> CSIDL_APPDATA, CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA should be used only for really local
> things (e.g. a browser cache).
> Bye
> --
> Luca
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Zaher Dirkey

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