[Haskell-cafe] install-dirs on Mac OS X
GK at ninebynine.org
Fri Dec 25 04:46:18 EST 2009
Mark Lentczner wrote:
> [*] The Apple guidelines for the /Library and ~/Library files are here:http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPFileSystem/Articles/LibraryDirectory.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/20002282-BAJHCHJI
Thanks for the link. I followed through to a couple of other links that broadly
support your position:
But, on reading , I also see "Although an application can use this directory
[/Library] to store internal data or temporary files, it is not intended for
storage of the application bundle itself or for user data files. Application
bundles belong in an appropriate /Applications directory, while user data
belongs in the user’s home directory."
This makes me question whether /Application might be the appropriate place?
I'm pleased to see this issue is getting some serious consideration: I haven't
actually used Haskell for a while, and since I last did I've switched to using a
Mac for much ogf my development, so when I return to the Haskell fold it will be
nice to have the system play nicely with the host environment.
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