[Geany-devel] Making directory?

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Sep 10 00:25:21 UTC 2012

On 9 September 2012 21:57, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
> On 09/09/12 13:11, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> Reference https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3440252&group_id=153444&atid=787791
>> last example the call to utils_mkdir() inside
>> utils_get_config_files().
>> Can anyone explain why a function that is meant to be listing config
>> files is creating an empty directory?
> Probably just to be safe.
> I agree that it looks wrong to create a directory in a function used to
> list contents of a directory.
> However, IIRC, the basic idea of the mkdir() itself was to create
> sub-directories in the user's config directory for his convenience. So
> the user sees after the first start of Geany which directories are read
> and so he sees where to place custom configs.
> The mkdir() call could be moved out of utils_get_config_files() into
> src/main.c:create_config_dir() where also other sub-directories in the
> user's config directory are created.
> Then those were all in one place which is probably good.

Hey Enrico,

That sounds like a much better suggestion.


> Regards,
> Enrico
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