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Re: Guile-SDL Demos 3.0 available

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: Guile-SDL Demos 3.0 available
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:18:45 +0100
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On Thu 22 Dec 2011 18:35, Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

>     - programs can be run from anywhere
>         Previously, programs had to be invoked from their own directory,
>         to able to find their data files (i.e., they looked in ".").
>         Now, they look in ‘(dirname (car (command-line)))’.  Note that
>         this will fail for symlinks, so if you want to "install" a
>         program in ~/bin, for instance, the best way is to create a
>         small shell wrapper:
>           #!/bin/sh
>           exec /path/to/guile-sdl-demos-3.0/PROG/PROG "$@"
>         Perhaps we will support "make install" in a future release...

If you want to, it's probably easier to use `readlink' than to document
the strangeness :-)


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