[Mono-list] Equivalent for local machine registry settings

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Oct 27 10:10:39 EDT 2006

> What are other people using (if anything) to store per-machine
> settings from applications written in .Net, running on Linux via Mono.
> Configuration files?  

You can have a .config file installed next side to your executable, and
use that as your configuration file.   Or you can store configuration
settings in a file in the application base directory.

Desktop folks are using GConf for this (but this is limited to GUI

> I'm comfortable with using Mono's Registry classes for per-user
> settings, but - out of the box - they aren't up to the job for
> per-machine settings.
> What are the alternatives and/or workarounds?

We should probably fix it to work with per-machine issues.

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