[Bf-committers] Scripts in menus - update

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Tue, 20 Jan 2004 17:22:24 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Willian Padovani Germano wrote:

> Hi,
> As discussed yesterday during the meeting and also from feedback before
> that, I made some changes to how this works:
> - the file .Bpymenus is now in ~/.blender/ , as UnNamed had suggested
> (at least I remember he complained about on more file in homedir : ) ).
> - the default scripts dir is ~/.blender/scripts:

actually, the whole 'hidden file' thing is getting lost in the shuffle.
not all OS's support the . prefix as a hidden file, and moving hidden 
files, such as '.Bpymenus' into hidden directories was not the intent.
if possible, i suggest dispensing with the hidden file thing all together,
it just makes stuff harder to find....
> I didn't add this to bin/ as Ton said to, still didn't look at what
> needs to be done.  I didn't even had a ~/.blender, since I build with
> auto* and don't install anything.
> ** I'd be thankful if someone with knowledge about this could add a
> bin/.blender/scripts/ and also a bin/.blender/bpydata/ (so scripts know
> where to save their states and also store data -- will take care of this
> part after 2.32, but it's good to have the dir there already).  Ton
> mentioned the makefile(s) also need updating for this to work.
> -----
> As written in the cvs log, now both the default ~/.blender/scripts and
> the user defined (if set) dirs are scanned for scripts to be registered.
> This way users can keep their own scripts safe from a new blender
> install.  Scripts on the user defined dir take precedence over the
> default ones: put the same script in both dirs and the one in the user
> pref dir will be registered.
> Please report any problems.
> Martin (theeth) started two threads on elysiun to coordinate updating
> scripts for 2.32:
> http://www.elysiun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20112
> http://www.elysiun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=20111 ,
> so we can finally organize things and get a reasonable picture of what's
> out there.
> --
> Willian, wgermano@ig.com.br
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