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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] temp_directory_path() behavior on Windows
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-03 06:32:35

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 3:51 AM, Domagoj Saric
<domagoj.saric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 31.1.2015. 16:07, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> 4. The Windows directory.
>> (4) Makes me queasy.
> Given that there is a C:\Windows\Temp directory (and it gets recreated by
> Windows if you delete it even if you divert the system TEMP and TMP env.
> variables to a different directory) the documentation 'probably' meant "The
> Windows\Temp directory" not the Windows directory itself...

Interesting. Makes sense.

The Windows directory can be determined by GetSystemWindowsDirectoryW,
so that means no dependency at all on the state of environmental



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