[Mono-list] Cross-platform user settings files

Ian Norton ian.norton-badrul at thales-esecurity.com
Fri Dec 28 21:21:06 UTC 2012

Do your settings 'need' to be in an XML file? you can store things in the .net
registry with very little fuss for cross-platform work.

On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 03:49:40PM +0000, Hristo Pavlov wrote:
> 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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