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Re: [sc-dev] [Approve?] Add 'Extensions' directories to compiler
I currently keep all my SynthDefs in my scwork folder, and have that
pointed to in startup.rtf . The only things written to SC/synthdefs is
the ones written at startup. For the class I teach, this is a problem
(because of the permissions mentioned earlier).
Once again, I think this would be a good change (from the multi-user
standpoint). I don't think it would bother anything else... Of course
would the regular synthdef and recordings folders then disappear? If so,
the distribution should probably come with a script to install all the
directories that are external to SC. Not difficult, but it seems like
this would be a reason to put up Mac packages for a distribution (and an
Joshua D. Parmenter
Graduate Student, Music Composition
"...Some people think a composer's supposed to please them, but in a way
a composer is a chronicler... He's supposed to report on what he's seen
Actually it might be worth moving the synthdefs directory as well, and
possibly other things like recordings. I've seen issues when running SC
from a non-admin account.
On Dec 20, 2004, at 3:07 PM, sdwilson@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
~/Library/Application Support/ is the proper place for application
specific supporting files on OS X. Class libraries fit in this
~/scwork is probably not a good place for documents.
~/Documents/SuperCollider or something like that might be better.
So if anything, I would change ~/scwork, not the other way around.
IMHO startup.rtf should live in ~/Library/Application
Support/SuperCollider/. Then we wouldn't need ~/scwork/. As it is now,
only use it for the startup file, and I suspect this is commonly the
I also still think there should be a global startup file, which could
logically live in /Library/Application Support/SuperCollider/. But
that's just my problem as we're working in a lab situation and are
to multiple user accounts.
Perhaps it could execute
and if that were not present, it would execute
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