[etoys-dev] Re: npsqueakrun hack on Ubuntu

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat May 22 13:50:22 EDT 2010

On 22.05.2010, at 10:02, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
> On Friday, May 21, 2010 06:26:28 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 21.05.2010, at 12:45, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
>>> ln -s $VMDIR/bin/squeak                     npsqueakrun
>>> ln -s $IMAGEDIR/Contents/Resources/etoys.image SqueakPlugin.image
>> This will not allow Etoys to find its translation files, examples,
>> QuickGuides etc. Those are looked up relative to the image, but the image
>> path would be ~/.npsqueak/ in this case. npsqueakrun uses realpath() to
>> find the actual image path.
> True. The image path has to be resolved just before switching to USER_DIR. But 
> the same argument would apply for images passed to bin/squeak too, wouldn't 
> it?

Yes. Only if it is a symlink though.

- Bert -

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