[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] AppData/Roaming folder

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Tue Mar 17 00:42:26 CET 2015

Thus spake mcszarka:
> I'm having problems with using VASSAL on my work laptop.  Apparently the
> university I work for has a limit of 200Mb in the user AppData/Roaming
> folder.  The VASSAL tiles folder uses way more than that with only a few
> modules installed.  Is there any way to get all the App data to go onto
> my C: drive in some other folder instead of the user roaming folder? 
> Currently, the system doesn't allow me to log off until I clear out the
> folder.
> My IT support person, who fortunately is a board gamer and didn't give
> me grief, said that if we can't change the install preferences he would
> have to set me up a secondary user profile and I could log in and out of
> my main profile when I wanted to use VASSAL.  He apparently can't
> increase the data limit.

I'm pondering what to do about this presently. I suspect that the
simplest thing will be to make the config directory be settable from
the command line.


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