[gobolinux-users] Re: RestoreDefaults

Jonas Karlsson jonka750 at student.liu.se
Fri Aug 12 21:33:58 GMT 2005


On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 22:58:54 +0200, Hisham Muhammad <hisham.hm at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> On 12 Aug 2005 22:44:03 +0200, MiG <mig at 1984.cz> wrote:
>>
>> >You get the point. Off course we must think what to
>> >do when the user change the settings.
>>
>> What about to create .Gobo-timestamp file inside program's directory
>> after installation? For instance when removing program it could
>> ask if you want to keep or remove newer files and list them.
>
> In theory, we shouldn't need it. Settings live in
> /Programs/App/Settings separated from the App package dir because of
> that. The user shouldn't need to edit files inside a package; ideally,
> packages could be read-only even.
>
I think he meant that the .Gobo-timestamp should be used to determine if  
there was any new/edited files in /Programs/App/Settings compared to the  
installation date of the program that holds the specific .Gobo-timestamp

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