[Geany-devel] Proposal: Project settings split

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Tue Nov 1 13:09:35 UTC 2011

On 31/10/2011 23:50, Lex Trotman wrote:
> Hi All,
> One area of Geany has been annoying me for some time.
> At the moment project settings mix session related settings and truely
> project settings.  The session settings are really user specific
> whilst the project settings are project related.  This means that if
> the project file is in VCS it keeps updating as the session settings
> change.  You can turn session settings off, but then you lose that
> functionality.
> The proposal is to separate these, with the session settings stored in
> the user config directory under a projects subdir and the project
> settings stored wherever the user wants.  The options ~/projects or in
> the tree would be available as they are now.

IIUC the functionality would be the same but with different storage?

If so I'm not sure this would be worthwhile complexity. A starting 
project file could be hand edited and put in version control, for people 
to copy into their projects directory, i.e. not use the VC file itself.

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