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Re: Fwd: Re: Config file relocation


Le 31/08/2014 13:59, Moses McKnight a écrit :
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Kicad-developers] Config file relocation
> Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:58:31 -0500
> From: Moses McKnight <moses@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Lorenzo Marcantonio <l.marcantonio@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On 08/31/2014 03:27 AM, Lorenzo Marcantonio wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 07:56:16PM -0500, Moses McKnight wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I would like to move the kicad config files in linux to a more "proper"
>>> location as defined by the FreeDesktop specification here:
>>> http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-0.6.html
>>> Specifically this would put the files in $HOME/.config/kicad.
>> Yay for not putting junk in the home :D having here the fp-lib-table is
>> really ugly. I don't care if it's .config/kicad or .kicad (I don't
>> really like many of the freedesktop standard) but having all the stuff
>> in one place is really better.
>>> At first I thought I could just change bin_mod.cpp, but figured out that
>>> there were three other places that would need changing as well to catch
>>> everything.  So I made a new function in common.h/.cpp called
>>> GetNewConfig(...) and changed the four other files to call that
>>> instead of
>>> creating a wxConfig() object.
>> Be warned: IIRC there were also serious issues on windows since the
>> config classes in wx are tied to the registry or something like that (I
>> tried to do that in the past, it didn't go well :D); careful checking is
>> needed.
> As I mentioned, I didn't change how it is done in Windows, so the
> configs are still in the registry there.  If desired it would be trivial
> to put them in config files in %APPADATA%\kicad as well.  wxConfig by
> default uses the registry in Windows, but that can be changed easily.

I tested it on Linux and On Windows.
It works fine.

If nobody complains, I'll commit you patch soon.


Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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