[Bf-committers] Environment Variables for scripts and plugins

GSR gsr.b3d at infernal-iceberg.com
Sat Sep 26 00:05:28 CEST 2009

stefan.andersson at bohmation.org (2009-09-25 at 1341.18 +0200):
> > here are a few ideas on your points:
> >
> > - $HOME/blender/<...>
> > this has been discussed a bit already, my idea is that blender should NOT
> > create or use a visible directory into the user's home (like Maya does).
> > Every OS has its way of dealing with app data and config, and we should
> > follow that.
> please don't. I think the maya/softimage way is a lot better than what
> the "normal" OS behaviours are. By default various OS behaviour is to
> hide this from the user. And what you really want is to expose this to
> the user. Especially on unix this is a pain that it's always saved
> under dot folder (which by default is hidden). What most users want is
> to have it non hidden and also something you can work with.

"cd ~ && ln -s .blender blender"?


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