Relative Paths in Property Inspector

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Mon Oct 30 15:07:26 EDT 2017


./ is current directory. ~/ is the user home directory.
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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