[vbox-dev] default path (was Re: IMachine::setSettingsFilePath not supported?)

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jul 1 13:31:11 GMT 2014

On Tue, 1 Jul 2014, Klaus Espenlaub wrote:

> Ancient VirtualBox versions default to ~/.VirtualBox/Machines, and 
> newer versions default to ~/VirtualBox VMs, but stick to the old 
> default if it's an upgrade. One can switch to the new default though, 
> or pick a totally different directory.

If there is a chance to change that default, please consider removing 
the space character from future versions.  It is problematic on systems 
that normally use spaces as delimiters, involving extra quoting.  The 
space really does not improve the readability of the directory name.


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