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Re: [Sc-devel] 3.2 packaging



2008/1/28, Scott Wilson <i@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
> On 28 Jan 2008, at 08:26, Alberto de Campo wrote:
>
> >> On 28 Jan 2008, at 03:36, Dan Stowell wrote:
> >>
> >>>  2008/1/27, Scott Wilson <i@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> >>>>  Would be preferable to have synthdefs, etc. in App support to
> >>>> avoid
> >>>>  overwriting.
> >>>
> >>>  That already happens, we made that change for 3.1:
> >>>
> >>>  SynthDef.synthDefDir
> >>>
> >> and apparently all this book editing is stunting my memory! ;-)
> >>
> >> This seems not to be documented anywhere, at least the SynthDef file
> >> still says synthdefs/. This should either be changed or a symlink
> >> created in the old location.
> >>
> >> recordings/ should probably be moved there too though, yes? The
> >> permissions and potential overwriting issues are the same.
> >>
> >
> > maybe recordings/ should move to ~/scwork/ ?
> > new users may be nervous about fiddling in Library/Application
> > Support/.
> >
> > this would also encourage use of the startup.rtf file.
>
> Hmm. Personally I think startup should be in the app support
> directories as well, and ~/scwork should be removed. I know what
> you're saying but ~/Library/Application Support/ is the standard
> place for such stuff, and I think it's best to have things in one
> place rather than scatter them around. We'd also need to force create
> ~/scwork for those who don't have it. I find it annoying when apps
> create stuff in top level of ~/.  Symlinks in the app directory would
> make them easy to find.
>
> 3 cents ;-)

I'll make that 4. I agree with Scott...

Dan