Livecode / Github

Brian Milby brian at
Thu Sep 1 21:29:24 EDT 2022

Actually, that is a bug that needs to be fixed.  I don't have "My Livecode"
running from my documents folder.  So the extension itself is in the
correct place, but all of the stuff it writes is in the wrong place.

On Thu, Sep 1, 2022 at 9:04 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Got it figured out. It just doesn't work on linux.
> On OSX when executing scEnabledPlugin <filename> I get the error
> A stack with the same name as ...
> Before loading /Users/<me>/Documents/My
> LiveCode/SmartCrumbsVCW/extensions...
> what do you want to do with stack:
> /Users/<me>/Downloads/smartCrumbs/...
> So it looks like scInstallPlugin installs a copy of the plugin into a
> *very* specific hardcoded directory, no matter where I placed the source
> to start with. And no doubt calls specialFolderPath("documents") in
> order to figure out where that should be.... and of course that call
> doesn't work on linux, so it probably just gives up silently. I'm
> guessing the correct call should really be to
> revEnvironmentUserPluginsPath().
> Not going to bother filing a bug on this. I rather expect LC to drop
> linux support any day now anyway.
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at
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