[Interest] QSettings mystery

Samuel Gaist samuel.gaist at edeltech.ch
Wed Dec 3 17:12:56 CET 2014


If the system didn't change since last version, the preferences are cached by cfprefsd, so you have to call "defaults delete [your bundle identifier]" on the command line.

If that doesn't work, you'll have to kill cfprefsd. Beware to only kill the one for your user.

Hope it helps


On 3 déc. 2014, at 17:00, Nuno Santos <nunosantos at imaginando.pt> wrote:

> Hi,
> I’m being faced with a mystery.
> I’m using QSettings to save my application settings and I have used the filename method to find the path to the file where the settings are being saved.
> After deleting the file and starting the app again, there are settings persisting. I have already tried to find other possible locations for the file without success. 
> Does anyone has a clue of what might be happening here? I’m on Mac OS X 10.10.1
> Thanks,
> Nuno
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