obtaining application paths

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Tue Mar 31 14:35:28 EDT 2009

Hi Jim,

Finding the right application can be a problem, if you have multiple  
copies of the application on your hard disk. You probably have  
multiple copies of Revolution in your applications folder. Which one  
do you want to pick, why that one and why do you need that particular  

On Mac OS X machines, it might be easier to use shell("locate  
revdb.so") to find all copies of that particular file, but I don't  
know whether this suits your needs.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
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On 31 mrt 2009, at 19:27, Jim Bufalini wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> What is the best way, on a Mac, to get the path to the various files
> included in a Rev distribution. So assuming there is Rev 2.8.1, 2.9,  
> 3.0
> etc. installed on a Mac, and without necessarily running the version  
> of Rev,
> how would you find say the revdb.so for a particular version of Rev?
> For example, on a PC, you would just go down a directory tree. So  
> for Rev
> 3.0, on PC this file would be found in ... \Revolution
> Enterprise\3.0.0-gm-3\Runtime\Linux\x86-32\Externals\
> Aloha from Hawaii,
> Jim Bufalini

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