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Re: $HOME default on w32

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: $HOME default on w32
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 23:13:13 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> Probably the correct constant to use is CSIDL_PERSONAL, which is the user's
> "My Documents" folder.

> It is not safe to assume that these well-known folders are somewhere under
> c:\documents and settings, or even under $USERPROFILE, as in a networked
> environment they may get redirected to someplace so that users can have a
> common store.

So what the difference between the two (conceptually) ?
Which one should we use ?
What does it mean if $USERPROFILE points to C:/foo/bar and CSIDL_PERSONAL
points to U:/toto/titi ?  What kind of file should go where ?


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