Relative Paths in Property Inspector

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Oct 30 14:58:49 EDT 2017


Actually the ~ is a unix convention, so it is also used in Linux.

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 2:24 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> The tilde is a MacOS convention. The period should be universal. ./ as
> opposed to ~/
>
> Bob S
>
>
> > On Oct 30, 2017, at 10:48 , Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > If you use Backup and Sync (the old "Drive"), your folder is ~/Google
> Drive/
> > If you use Drive Stream and do not map the mount point to an alias in the
> > documents folder, the mount point will be a volume.
> >
> > Git was not amused when I switched on the one machine.
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via
> > use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> >> @Mike  I tried to duplicate your 3rd case.  Are you on Mac OS X?
> >>
> >> if I create a stack, place and img in an adjacent image folder and move
> to
> >> the server ("Chola") in the next room… set the img filename to
> >>
> >> img/tiger.jpg
> >>
> >> it works @brian  ./img/tiger.jpg also works… but really doesn't get us
> >> anything… we have to manually enter either way
> >>
> >> So from terminal if you do "cd /"  and you look under Volumes… the
> >> DriveFileStream is not there?
> >>
> >> in this  if I do
> >>
> >> cd /Volumes
> >> I will see
> >>
> >> MyDrive HD
> >> Chola
> >> BR Back ups (USB for local Time machine backups)
> >>
> >> But "Chola" is a "network store"… I guess I don’t understand the nature
> of
> >> the connection/Mount context to Googles Drive File Stream… how that is
> >> different?
> >>
> >> At any rate you do seem to have a different, though obviously related
> >> issue.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 10/30/17, 6:09 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Mike Kerner via
> >> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
> >> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>    On "b", I have three machines that I use.  Two of them use Google's
> >> Backup
> >>    and Sync service, and the other uses Google's Drive File Stream.  So
> >> in for
> >>    two of the machines, the answer is "mostly yes" - the difference is
> the
> >>    username, as the "Drive" folder is in the user folder.  For the the
> >> third,
> >>    the answer is "no", because in that case, the access is treated as a
> >>    network store, i.e. its own drive.
> >>
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