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Re: Configuration file relocation.
Initially I was getting the message "patch does not apply" from git. I ran
it again with "--ignore-whitespace" and it applied, but IDK why it inserted
carriage returns. I thus removed them by hand.
Let me know if it's not alright.
On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> On 9/6/2014 1:20 PM, Moses McKnight wrote:
> > On 09/06/2014 09:52 AM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> >> On 9/5/2014 10:56 PM, Moses McKnight wrote:
> >>> On 09/05/2014 04:31 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> >>>> I just committed Moses' configuration file relocation patch in r5114.
> >>>> On Linux the configuration files are now located in
> >>>> per the FreeDesktop.org specification. To preserve you current
> >>>> settings, you can move the kicad configuration files for your $HOME
> >>>> folder to the new location. You must drop the leading . from the file
> >>>> name. You must also move the fp-lib-table file. You will have to
> >>>> copies of these files if you plan on using any version of kicad
> >>>> prior to
> >>>> r5114.
> >>>> Sorry windows users but you will have to reconfigure KiCad. There was
> >>>> no easy way to extract the registry keys into configuration files.
> >>>> configuration files on Windows will be saved in the same folder as
> >>>> fp-lib-table which is %APPDATA%\kicad. You may want to clean the
> >>>> cruft from the registry if your not going to use any versions of kicad
> >>>> prior to r5114.
> >>>> There should be no change for OSX users.
> >>> Hi Wayne, I'm pretty sure this is not true? I just dug through the
> >>> wxWidgets source, and it looks like before wxFileConfig wrote the files
> >>> on OSX in ~/Library/Preferences, but they now go in
> >>> ~/Library/Preferences/kicad.
> >>> It appears the same was true for fp-lib-table. As such, the patch I
> >>> come up with for the library install is attached to this email. I had
> >>> not sent it before because I was not certain the new config location
> >>> OSX was the best place, and then kind of forgot about it.
> >>> Thanks, Moses
> >> Thanks for the heads up. Will someone who knows where the configuration
> >> files on OSX are supposed to go according to Apple's guideline please
> >> confirm this before I apply any more patches?
> > FYI, the patch I attached was just for the fp-lib-table install, the
> > patch you already applied is already looking for fp-lib-table in the new
> > location (~/Library/Preferences/kicad) The patch that you sent and Carl
> > Poirier applied to the kicad library repository, installs the
> > fp-lib-table in ~/Library/Preferences/.config/kicad instead.
> > I noticed that there were tabs in the patch I sent, so I've attached
> > another one that should be formatted correctly.
> > Moses
> Would someone with commit access to the kicad library repo on github
> please apply this patch when they get a chance.
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