[MonoDevelop] Feedback Request - User Data Locations

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Mon Feb 14 09:42:15 EST 2011

On 14/02/11 03:39, Michael Hutchinson wrote:
> We're planning to move the locations that MonoDevelop stores user
> data, to make it more idiomatic for each of the major OSes that MD
> runs on, to make it clearer what should be backed up and what can be
> deleted safely, and to allow roaming profiles to work on Windows.
> I've documented the planned locations at
> http://monodevelop.com/Developers/Articles/User_Profiles
> Please let me know if there are locations that would make sense, and
> why they would be better.

It generally looks sensible for the Linux side of things. For my apps 
then I've just used the built-in .Net default paths.

The only comments/questions I'd have are:

1) For the sake of tidiness (reducing folders at a given level on a 
user's machine) would it not be better to use "MonoDevelop/version" 
rather than "MonoDevelop-version"? That way the user always gets just 
one MD folder

2) Would it be possible to include a forced migration, in case the first 
one failed or generally didn't include everything?

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