Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] home_directory_path
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-20 08:44:25
On 20.10.2010 14:09, Alexander Churanov wrote:
> Jeff and others,
> As a user of both Windows and UNIX (FreeBSD), I think that the
> discussion is overcomplicated. There several things an application
> needs to know about the directories:
> 1) Where to put/find user-specific configuration-data.
> 3) Where to put user-specific caches.
> For Windows they are:
> 1) Application Data\Company Name\Product Name in user profile (CSIDL_APPDATA)
> 3) Application Data\Company Name\Product Name in user profile (CSIDL_APPDATA)
3) should be CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA, if available, since CSIDL_APPDATA is
synced to the server for roaming profiles, which is a bad idea for caches.