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Re: LilyPond searchpaths

From: Federico Bruni
Subject: Re: LilyPond searchpaths
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:36:35 +0100

2014-11-24 15:53 GMT+01:00 Hans Aberg <address@hidden>:

> There seems to be a problem with the 'lilypond’ searchpaths for file
> arguments given to it:
> When trying to compile a local file named ‘makam.ly’, it reinterprets it
> as being the one in the distribution [1]. The local file compiles if given
> another name, and does not call the distribution one (on OS X 10.0.1). It
> does not help changing the command line to 'lilypond ./makam.ly’, but a
> workaround is giving the full path.
> 1. $ lilypond makam.ly
> GNU LilyPond 2.19.15
> Processing
> `/Applications/LilyPond.app/Contents/Resources/share/lilypond/current/ly/
> makam.ly’
This is a known problem and it's documented in the notation reference:

Scroll down to the end of the page and you can read:

"If an included file is given a name which is the same as one in LilyPond’s
installation files, LilyPond’s file from the installation files takes
precedence. "

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