[Mono-list] Cross-platform user settings files

Alberto León leontiscar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 16:22:56 UTC 2012

In windows you will have problems if the application is executed by a user
and the file is trying to save to a directory without permissions. Take
care with the user that is executing MonoDevelop or the app that should
save the file.

2012/12/28 Hristo Pavlov <hristo_dpavlov at yahoo.com>

> Hello,
> What is the recommended way to save user settings files from Mono across
> different platforms?
> For example I have an XML file with settings that I want to store
> somewhere. I thought the IsolatedFileStorage would be a good place but I
> have permission problems (read and write) on both Mac OSX and Linux.
> Would the solution require setting file access permissions during
> deployment or is there a place a user can always save a file?
> Where is the best location on Linux/Mac OSX to store such setting files?
> Regards,
> Hristo Pavlov
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