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Re: [Sc-devel] [linux] configurable user directory?

I would like to see this as a launch time preference, rather than a
compile time configuration. Sometimes we need to test against
different configurations of extensions, and the only way to do it
right now is to monkey around in the support directory manually.


On Dec 4, 2007 10:26 AM, nescivi <nescivi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hiho,
> There have been some complaints that the user directory on Linux:
> ~/share/SuperCollider
> is not standard, and that some people would like to make it configurable.
> It would be possible to make it configurable with an argument upon building
> with scons, such as:
> scons USERDIR=.SuperCollider/
> Then the user app support dir would be:
> ~/.SuperCollider/
> would this be an acceptable solution?
> The default would still be the old version.
> Any votes against making this configurable?
> The only problem I could see is that it might be harder to track down problems
> when users post them on the list.
> Otherwise, I will go ahead and add this feature.

James Harkins /// dewdrop world

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