[fpc-pascal] Re: Fpc Access Violation if AppConfigDir doesn't exist.
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Feb 11 00:37:45 CET 2013
On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:13:00 +0100
Giuliano Colla <giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
> 3) But if also the *path* to the file doesn't yet exist, it just crashes
> without rising an exception that the user application can handle somehow.
I get an exception in this case:
> This is rather unpleasant, because the path provided by GetAppConfigXx
> does usually exist, so you have an application which 99% of the times
> works just fine, and 1% of the times crashes without telling why.
Even if the directory exists the write may fail. So you must use a
> This was perhaps tolerable when GetAppPathConfigXx did not exist, and it
> was developer responsibility to provide a reasonable path, taking into
> account different target system, but today I'd expect TIniFile to take
> care also of forcing the appropriate path, and to raise an exception if
> it fails.
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