[Bf-committers] Fix for #913 "inconsistent .B.blend loading/saving"

Ton Roosendaal bf-committers@blender.org
Mon, 26 Jan 2004 22:59:52 +0100


>> Personally I think it should go like this:
>> - if $BLENDERHOME is set, prefs should go there (*without* .blender/
>> prefix).
>> - else if $HOME is set, prefs should go there (+ .blender/ prefix).
>> - else if Windows and USERPROFILE is set, prefs should go there (+  
>> .blender)
>> - else default to the installation dir (+ .blender/)
>> The extra BLENDERHOME check would be nice in case you don't want your
>> blender files to go the same place as everything else.  (Say you have
>> HOME set for Cygwin stuff, but want your blender stuff somewhere else)
>> And aside from the $USERPROFILE check, I think that would be a good  
>> way
>> to do it for UNIX too.  At least for the .B.blend file.
>> What do you think?
> This sounds very reasonable to me...
> Of course, if we do the above, we would have yet another transition  
> period to
> contend with.  Perhaps the best option is to make the changes and  
> force people
> to re-create their defaults? (Which shouldn't be a HUGE problem if it  
> is
> clearly documented in the release notes).
> Still, I'd like to hear from Ton or the others on how this should (or  
> shouldn't)
> affect the release schedule...

Uhh... for the release? Only when it is really *really* really  
important to fix.


Ton Roosendaal  Blender Foundation ton@blender.org