[sylpheed:36078] Re: Temp folder path issue with GnuPG under Windows

Javier meresponde2001-sylpheed at yahoo.es
Fri Jun 6 00:04:11 JST 2014

On Thu, 5 Jun 2014 14:10:34 +0200
"Gisle Vanem" <gvanem at yahoo.no> wrote:

> "Javier" <meresponde2001-sylpheed at yahoo.es> wrote:
> > Sometimes I use RAMDisk and I set the Windows %temp% and %tmp%
> > variables to that RAMDisk. And, also, sometimes, I forget to undo de
> > change.
> > 
> > When this happens %temp% and %tmp% point nowhere. Usually this is not
> > a big deal for most applications but I found it is for Sylpheed in an
> > strange way.
> Yes indeed. Seems this is caused by Sylpheed and/or Glib doesn't use 
> 'GetTempPath()' as it IMHO should. I guess it also depends on your Glib version 
> (haven't checked). When TMP/TEMP are undefined, 'GetTempPath()' will 
> fallback to %USERPROFILE%.  Ref:
>   http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa364992(v=vs.85).aspx
> What happens if %USERPROFILE% is undefined, I don't know.
> --gv


My version of Glib is the one of the latest Sylpheed:

Version 3.4.1 (Build 1156)
GTK+ 2.10.14 / GLib 2.12.13

I don't know anything else as I don't know to program so I didn't compile it ;)

Anyway there is left this information, yours and mine.


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