Release plans

Austin English austinenglish at
Fri May 21 10:35:58 CDT 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 3:47 AM,  <Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at> wrote:
>>> And I didn't write trivial Mac patches either, e.g. to have
>>> wineprefixcreate symlink c:\users\xyz\ Desktop + Videos + Documents +
>>> Music to /Users/xyz/Desktop/ etc.  This happens on Linux, not on MacOS.
>>> That's another (example of a) missing element.
>>> (Why didn't I write it? Because I was unsure where to put the #ifdef)
>>Isn't that linking done relative to $HOME, which should resolve to
>>/Users/xyz on Mac?
> That's not the problem. What I also don't know is whether I could hardcode
> the directories ~/Documents etc. (these already exist in my /Users/xyz,
> (but what about Tiger?)), or whether I ought to call some OSX API that
> yields the name of the dir (and possibly creates it if it does not yet exist).
> I'm not familiar at all with Mac APIs, but it sounds like an easy patch
> for somebody with a little MacOS programming knowledge.

I haven't used Tiger in ages, but at least for me on Snow Leopard, I
can't delete those directories, since OSX considers them 'essential to
OS function'. The likelihood of them missing is small, IMHO.


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