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Re: [PATCH] Fixup documentation path for macOS scripting plugins


Hmm.  Interesting.  I don't know what package ever had
/Applications/kicad/Kicad/Contents/SharedSupport/scripting/plugins missing
a .app in /Applications/kicad.app/, but the Mac package has had a lot of

What's the next step here... add some words saying "Modern macOS installs
likely have them at XXXXX, but if it doesn't seem like these are right, try

import pcbnewprint pcbnew.PLUGIN_DIRECTORIES_SEARCH

in the scripting console"?


On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 9:03 PM Andrew Lutsenko <anlutsenko@xxxxxxxxx>

> Hi Adam,
> Please note that current paths are actually correct for previous versions
> of MacOS. I'm not sure exactly when the change happened but the paths you
> are suggesting are valid for latest versions of MacOS and kicad.
> Maybe it's worth to add a note stating that these paths are correct for
> latest versions of the software.
> Also there is a simple way to get all valid paths from kicad itself, I
> have it described in the wiki for my plugin here
> https://github.com/openscopeproject/InteractiveHtmlBom/wiki/Installation
> > Above list may be out of date or inaccurate for your OS
> version/distribution. You can get full list of directories that pcbnew is
> scanning for plugins by running this in scripting console:
> import pcbnewprint pcbnew.PLUGIN_DIRECTORIES_SEARCH
> Having that in the docs would be useful too.
> Regards,
> Andrew
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 6:35 PM Adam Wolf <adamwolf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Fixes https://bugs.launchpad.net/kicad/+bug/1789960.
>> Adam
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