Relative Paths in Property Inspector

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Oct 30 15:11:36 EDT 2017


Yes, Brian.  So I'm not sure what you're getting at.

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> ./ 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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On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
   and did a little diving.
And God said, "This is good."



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