[Mono-list] Saving configurations?

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Wed Jul 18 21:52:55 EDT 2007

If you meant the "latest mono" as 1.2.4, it won't work. If you meant
mono from trunk, it should.

However lots of people complain about ApplicationSettings design.
(like, you can never configure file location, data loss after
version number change, etc.) I never recommend it.

Atsushi Eno

Carlos Adriano Portes wrote:
> What is the best way for multi-platform configuration? IMHO application 
> settings from framework 2.0 is the best way to save application specific 
> settings, but it does not seem to work in latest mono, on the other hand 
> we have gconf which is much better than windows registry (IMHO) and 
> works great on linux with minimum amount of code, knowing this situation 
> I ask more and again:
> 1 - What is the best way for multi-platform configuration?
> 2 - Is gconf configuration system available on windows, or planned to be?
> 3 - Am I right to say that configuration settings from framework 2.0 
> does not work on mono, that is, it surely works and I am doing something 
> wrong?
>     (Lets explain this one, I can read values but not write them, when 
> writing the application does not crash o warn anything but writes 
> nothing, the values do not change)
> 4 - Should I create my own way of doing this task, have you any idea as 
> I have none?
> Thank you in advance.
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