[Mono-dev] Status for PR-1489 - AppSettings File attribute symlink

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 19:43:34 UTC 2015

Hi David,

I guess that's a good rationale for the change.

Said that, why resolving the symlink is needed as they work transparently
when open/closing files?

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 4:22 PM, David Curylo <curylod at asme.org> wrote:

> I got a little feedback from Rodrigo Kumpera on this PR 1489 and
> responded, but no more discussion since.  I’d like to clear up any issues
> and make any necessary changes to get this in.  The purpose is to get the
> <appSettings file> attribute to work properly when using a symlink to the
> application’s .config file, which I do so that I can keep userland
> applications in /usr and configuration in /etc.
> Any more feedback would be welcome, and if this approach is unacceptable,
> a suggested alternative would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Dave
> On Jan 21, 2015, at 1:08 AM, David Curylo <curylod at asme.org> wrote:
> > I have a pull request that’s been complete for a few weeks for adding
> symlink support to the path reference in the AppSettings File attribute.
> There was a little discussion and seems to be in good shape to merge, but
> it’s still waiting.  Any status on this one?
> >
> > https://github.com/mono/mono/pull/1489
> >
> > Is something more required?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dave
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