[RCD] config file location

Amitai Schlair schmonz at schmonz.com
Thu Sep 18 19:23:06 CEST 2008

On 14 Jul, 2008, at 2:50 PM, till wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 3:42 AM, Amitai Schlair  
> <schmonz at schmonz.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 13, 2008, at 7:55 PM, till wrote:
>>> But being productive I suggest that instead of an env variable  
>>> (which
>>> setting is so system specific etc.), I think we could implement a
>>> constant in index.php which would direct the code to the location of
>>> the configuration files. If empty, fall back on "local" (which is
>>> roundcube/config/).
>>> This could be overwritten/replaced with a simple sed by a package
>>> maintainer if he thinks this is absolutely necessary.
>> Sure, that sounds great to me. I came up with my patch because I
>> wanted to be able to set the path in one place without knowing much
>> about RoundCube; if index.php is a better place, then yes please. :-)
> Yeah, I totally see where you are coming from. If you want to revise
> your patch, that would be a great help. Then attach it to a ticket and
> let me know, I'll get to it. :)

Might you (or another committer) have a chance soonish? It'd make my  
life (as both a sysadmin and a packager) much easier if the upcoming  
beta came with the patch in #1485215 already applied, and it's a low- 
impact change that's easy to test.


- Amitai
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