[Geany-Devel] Fwd: Updating Geany doesn't update user's filetypes files

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Mon Jun 26 00:48:58 UTC 2017

On 26 June 2017 at 10:36, Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> Le 25/06/2017 à 17:22, Lex Trotman a écrit :
>> […]
>> As Matthew says the filetype files in the users directory are the
>> users own, it would be rude of Geany to overwrite them, since users
>> likely want to keep changes they made.  Geany overwrites the system
>> filetype files only.  If you want to use that just delete the entries
>> in your user filetype files for the things you want to use the system
>> files for.  Or delete the user files if you have made no other
>> changes.
> Exactly: only keep what you actually intend to overwrite in the user
> filetypes.  Maybe we should have a comment somehow in those files
> mentioning it to suggest that to the users?

See also discussion on #1482.

> Cheers,
> Colomban
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