persist.pack is the name of the special resource package where Doomsday 2 keeps all persistent application data. The package is stored in the user's runtime folder.
The package uses the standard Doomsday resource package format (ZIP/PK3 with Info metadata).
|Metadata about the package.
Config namespace: configuration variables and routines.
|State of UI widgets.
Config namespace contains settings such as:
Persistent state for UI widgets so it can be restored in the future. Used for example for remembering console commands entered in the past.
One can delete persist.pack to force the engine to restore all settings to defaults. (All settings saved in persist.pack, that is.)
-reset option can also be used to do this. (1.11 →)