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Re: [Enigma-devel] enigmarc.lua vs. Registry on Win32

From: Daniel Heck
Subject: Re: [Enigma-devel] enigmarc.lua vs. Registry on Win32
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 09:41:56 +0100

Martin Hawlisch wrote:

> The problem is: it does not work on Windows.
> Windows does not provide an environment variable that is available on
> all different OS versions.
> Windows does not provide a shortcut (like  ~) to point to the home
> directory.
> The options should be saved to a per user file which can  be not done
> this way.

That's why I did not understand your problem: The last Windows I really
used was Win98, which had only marginal support for multiple users...
You're right, saving the game state on a per user basis would be a
perfect addition to Enigma's Windows port!

> You are right, using a file is much easier.
> I'll do the stuff to properly locate the users home directory later
> this day and drop my registry patch to /dev/null.

How do other games and applications solve the problem? Do they always
use the registry or are there some that resort to some kind of .ini


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