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repl: persist in plain text, save to home tmp directory by default #2224
I know @chrisdickinson said it would have been better to have the repl save in plain text, and that doing so would require a semver-major change.
I'd like to get it into 3.0 if possible, and I'm willing to do whatever if it looks good to people.
This also effectively enables it by default, by using
The first commit is the important one.
Updated based off on this length discussion with @chrisdickinson on IRC: http://logs.libuv.org/io.js/2015-07-22#18:19:50.744
We now prefer a new
Still needs some extra log messages about all of this, especially if people are still afterwards specifying a
Doing thing atomically is another must-do sometime soon. (But I currently don't know how to do that at all.)
This however is more about moving off of json for thoughts of of general stability and API going forward, especially as we near a converged release. It just seems like a better option future-wise, so I felt it was best not to delay it; might as well do it now rather than when people might actually rely on it being json for one reason or other.