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[REBOL] Re: rebol and boot path

From: mbicanic:open:hr at: 29-Jun-2001 20:57

PK> Chris wrote: PK>> Petr Krenzelok wrote: PK>>> Hi, PK>>> PK>>> just small note - wouldn't it be better for rebol to look for user.r PK>>> file (and all script run with path-less parameter on the same path PK>>> as path to .exe is specified): PK>> Isn't there a REBOL_HOME environmental variable you can set to set the PK>> location of these files? PK> So, PK> 1) How/where to set such variable under W2K? Ask Bill. :) BTW maybe NT example helps you - see /core UG 2.3 page 1-13... PK> 2) is the current aproach really practical? Yes, and can be used on multiuser platform. PK> Let's say some externall app launches your rebol, so PK> e.g. apache, so you inherit launcher app directory and you have to PK> specify e.g. c:/pekr/rebol/command/rebol.exe -cs PK> c:/pekr/rebol/command/my-script.r and you are left with following PK> problems: PK> a) it will look for user.r file in launcher app directory Yes, but if it is not there (with rebol.r) it will look in env var. PK> b) try to use PK> View and -i switch - it will be ignored (which I reported being a bug) PK> and you will end up with installation screen. View needs two additional PK> files, or it will try install itself ... Set REBOL_VIEW to /path/to/view . PK> c) what if you have more rebol PK> exes scattered on your hd? Which of them will you choose as REBOL_HOME? Last version of REBOL/Core. :) Sorry don't know about /command... regards.mb