2.1.1 better and reliable ... but

Carsten Levin itrunrev at itinfo.dk
Sun Nov 2 17:53:28 EST 2003


Yes, to my best knowledge you will be effected ... but "only" on  
Windows. On the Mac ... no problem. And you will have no problems when  
starting up in developer mode.

On 2/11-2003, at 23.13, Alex Rice wrote:

>
> On Nov 2, 2003, at 4:27 AM, Carsten Levin wrote:
>
>> Yes, it is in Bugzilla, we reported it apx. 3 weeks ago, later got a  
>> response that it is solved (but the solution is probably not in the  
>> present download).
>> You write that you dont understand the problem ...:
>> "the directory"/"the defaultfolder"/"the current folder" (i dont know  
>> why there are so many words for the same) is usually set to the path  
>> of the Revolution Application or the Revolution Runtime/exe file  
>> running the application.
>> It is always the case on Mac OS.
>> On Windows XP it is so, but only when running in development-mode.  
>> When running in non-dev mode it is different. When doubleclicking the  
>> name.rev file it is set to the path to this file. On Windows 98 it is  
>> in come cases set to C:/.
>> Sorry for not explaining this better in the first mail.
>> This inconsistense/bug causes the solutions to fail if you have  
>> desided to put some common libraries or graphics file in the folder  
>> containing the Revolution application or runtime.
>> You should probably see it as a problem when a development tool  
>> starts to use its fundamental parts in random.
>>
>> But as I wrote in the first report ... I am confident that RunRev  
>> knows about this and that it will be solved soon.
>>
>
> It does not appear to be fixed yet. I wouldn't be so confident until  
> it's marked fixed in bugzilla.
>
> <http://runrev.com/revolution/developers/bugdatabase/show_bug.cgi? 
> id=793>
>
>
> This is the command I have been using on startup to resolve the  
> defaultFolder. Can anyone tell me if this bug 793 is going to effect  
> me?
>
> --
> -- fixDefaultFolder
> --
> on fixDefaultFolder
>   put the fileName of this stack into tFileName
>   set the itemDelimiter to "/"
>   get item 1 to -2 of tFileName
>   set the defaultFolder to it
> end fixDefaultFolder
>
>
> Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software |  
> <http://mindlube.com>
>
> what a waste of thumbs that are opposable
> to make machines that are disposable  -Ani DiFranco
>
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