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Re: [egit-dev] EGit creating ~/git directory

I thought about it for a moment before I proposed that change, but submitted it anyway... But I do agree.
See for a fix...
Need to run the tests yet, though.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: egit-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:egit-dev-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Robin Stocker
> Sent: Mittwoch, 25. Mai 2011 16:07
> To: EGit developer discussion
> Subject: [egit-dev] EGit creating ~/git directory
> Hi there,
> After installing the latest EGit and restarting Eclipse, EGit created a
> "git"
> directory directly in my home directory.
> After looking at the commits, I see that this is caused by change
> I2aee1b05
> "Use <user_home>/git as default-default repository path":
> I don't think that is the right way to go, and hope that at least some
> of you
> agree. It's bad behavior when applications just create directories
> without
> even asking. Under Windows, $HOME may be in some obscure place which
> you never
> see, but at least under Linux it's quite visible and I don't want
> applications
> putting directories there. I keep my $HOME clean (there are about 10
> directories there).
> A possible solution might be a dialog (like the one for user name and
> e-mail)
> which is shown on first use, where one can configure the default
> repository
> location. The location would be stored in ~/.gitconfig. This might
> resolve this
> whole situation once and for all.
> Regards,
>   Robin
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