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Brian Milby brian at
Thu Sep 1 21:47:44 EDT 2022

Mark, this is the same bug that you already filed:

On Thu, Sep 1, 2022 at 9:29 PM Brian Milby <brian at> wrote:

> 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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