[fpc-pascal] Re: Fpc Access Violation if AppConfigDir doesn't exist.

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Feb 11 17:16:19 CET 2013

On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:02:39 +0100
Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 11.02.2013 15:30, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> > If anything, it is the fault
> > of AppConfigDir for indicating a directory without raising an exception
> > pointing out that it doesn't yet exist :-)
> >
> And AppConfigDir/File is documented as not guaranteeing that the path to 
> the directory or file exists. This also includes upper parts of the 
> path's tree.

And here is an example, what happens when a program blindly forces


It seems some system variables under Windows sometimes contain
gibberish. But that's off topic.


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