From: Brian Ravnsgaard Riis (brian_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-28 03:05:40
Bertolt Mildner wrote:
> $PROGRAM_FILES$ is what ever path your system tells you when asked with the
> right Win32 API call?
> (On my german system that would be C:\Programme)
Unfortunately, this will mean "C:\Program Files" by default on English
systems; paths with spaces should IMHO definitely be avoided. Other
localized versions of Windows may have a similar problem.
> Even for libraries this is IMHO the only "right" location to install too
> per default.
Disagree. %PROGRAMFILES% is intended for program files. There is no
"correct" location for development files on Windows. Myself, I have a
"C:\src" directory where all development takes place. (I agree with you
otherwise: Littering the root with directories is Not Nice.)
-- /Brian Riis
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