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Subject: Re: Overwriting configuration

Re: Overwriting configuration

From: Andrew Conkling <andrew.conkling_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-07

On 6/7/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2006, Andrew Conkling wrote:
>
> > Last time I updated, I simply unzipped the folder to my IAUDIO's root
> > directory. However, when I started it up, my configuration was lost and I
> > had to set all the options again. Must the configuration file be included
> > with the zip? Wouldn't it be generated if it were missing anyway?
>
> It doesn't overwrite the existing configuration, but it most likely no longer
> was binary compatible with the previous config area so it reset to the
> internal default. This happens rather frequently during development, so users
> who care about their settings are encouraged to save them as a .cfg file and
> load that after such an upgrade.

OK, that makes sense; it had been a few weeks since I'd upgraded.

> Discussions about using a plain test based .cfg file for most setting have
> been held and we will most likely go that way in the future, thus reducing
> this problem.

OK, I'll refer to these for setting it up. Thanks!
A
Received on Wed Jun 7 15:08:58 2006


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