[Rake-devel] win32_system_dir

Jim Weirich jim.weirich at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 20:47:41 EDT 2008


On Sep 26, 2008, at 12:46 PM, Luis Lavena wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Dominic Sisneros  
> <dsisnero at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I defined a HOME env variable under my user dir.  I would like this  
>> the
>> Win32.win32_system_dir to use this ENV var if defined.
>>
>>
>> def test_win32_system_dir_uses_env_HOME_if_defined
>>    in_environment('HOME' => 'C:/home') do
>>      assert_equal "C:/home", Win32.win32_system_dir
>>    end
>>  end
>>
>
> The problem is that current Rake is giving the following order:
>
> APPDATA
> HOMEDRIVE + HOMEPATH
> USERPROFILE
>
>> From my point of view and experience, to it should try:
>
> HOME
> HOMEDRIVE + HOMEPATH
> APPDATA
> USERPROFILE

APPDATA was what was suggested earlier on this mailing list (unless my  
memory is failing me).

I have no strong feelings on the priority.  However, I would like to  
get consensus here.

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-- Jim Weirich
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