[Bf-committers] scons/install stale files problem.
joeedh at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 00:08:06 CET 2010
That would be bad, as it'd make different branches share the same
Why are you messing with this?
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 4:26 AM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Update: only remove the scripts dir now, not the entire install
> folder, apparently gives troubles on windows,
> We should still look into having a blender home on windows that isnt
> related to the install dir, and making it usable (create on startup if
> its not there for instance).
> On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 10:51 AM, joe <joeedh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The install folder scons spits out is supposed to create/use a
>> .blender folder in the same folder.
>> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> to conclude this tedious topic I better give an update for those who
>>> dont read the logs.
>>> Discussed this with Brect (over lunch) and Martin (over IRC) and Both
>>> agree this is best in the long run.
>>> Now the default scons behavior is to remove the install dir each time
>>> so it always contains an up to date build, however Aligorith uses
>>> scons for development on windows, which needs DLL's etc, so copying
>>> each time isnt nice.
>>> For this case I added WITHOUT_BF_OVERWRITE_INSTALL
>>> This also brought up the issue that on windows there isnt a ~/.blender
>>> directory thats easy to access/create (I'm not clear on the details).
>>> Would be good to have a home dir on windows too but thats another
>>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Brecht Van Lommel <brecht at blender.org> wrote:
>>>> I don't think we should try to support people installing scripts there
>>>> and try to make the build systems clever about this. These really are
>>>> just standard building rules, don't work in directories or files that
>>>> are autogenerated by the build system because any changes will get
>>>> overwritten. If anyone wants to make this kind of unsupported usage
>>>> more convenient I guess they can, but more important in my opinion is
>>>> fixing the problem of outdated scripts, and getting loading scripts
>>>> from the user directory to work properly.
>>>> Loading from the user directory seems to be suboptimal on Windows
>>>> right now, the expected directory is this.
>>>> C:\Documents and Settings\User\.blender\scripts
>>>> That can be changed to this, and the folder can be created
>>>> automatically on startup to make things easier.
>>>> C:\Documents and Settings\User\Blender Foundation\Blender\scripts
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