User Application Support folder on OS X?

Trevor DeVore lists at
Fri Feb 18 16:43:12 EST 2005

In my program I have some "current user" specific stack files that get 
updated while using the app.  On Windows I stored these in the users 
application data folder.  On Mac I want to store them in the users 
Application Support folder (~/Library/Application Support).

The problem is that I can't get specialFolderPath to return this 
folder.  If you use specialFolderPath("asup") then you get the system 
Application Support folder (/Library/Application Support).  It seems 
that Revolution passes the system domain to FSFindFolder by default.

For the time being I've resorted to storing the stacks in the user pref 
folder but it pains me to do so.  So does anybody know if it is 
possible to get system folders using shell?  If not then I will have to 
write a little external to do this.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at

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