[PD] ~/pd or ~/.pd for user's externals directory
IOhannes m zmoelnig
zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Jun 16 15:46:00 CEST 2008
Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> With this release of Pd-extended, all platforms have default
> locations for user-installed externals, helpfiles, etc. I just had a
> thought, perhaps ~/.pd would be a better directory than ~/pd. Any
> thoughts on that?
i would rather have the configuration file(s) move into ~/.pd/
this way it is easy to add conffiles for other Pd-related stuff without
cluttering the ~ even more.
> Here's how it is now:
> GNU/Linux: /usr/share/pd and ~/pd
according to the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
this directory is reserved for "Architecture-independent data".
traditional ("C") externals do not exactly fall into this category.
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