[sword-devel] Tech question: a comnmentary by any other name, and season's greetings

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 26 Dec 1999 15:42:00 +0000

As far as I know BibleTime supports only one module to store personal comments
(The normal module called "Personal comments").

Troy, how can we recognize a writebale module for comments?


>I used to be able to do this under windows but I was trying to create premade
>rpm's for this and I'm not sure if bibletime supports more than one commentary
>at a time maybe I should ask them.
>On Sun, 26 Dec 1999, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
>     TA> Welcome back.
>     TA> 
>     TA> > I am unsure how to rename the
>     TA> > personal commentary module to something more specific so that I may download
>     TA> > more Personal Commentary modules and work on more than one at  a time.
>     TA> 
>     TA> 
>     TA> It's not much more complicated then just renaming a few files.
>     TA> 
>     TA> 1) rename the directory for your commentary data, eg.
>     TA> 	cd /usr/share/sword/modules/comments/rawfiles
>     TA> 	mv personal mystuff
>     TA> 
>     TA> 2) rename your .conf file, eg.
>     TA> 	cd /usr/share/sword/mods.d
>     TA> 	mv personal.conf mystuff.conf
>     TA> 
>     TA> 3) edit your .conf file to reflect the new directory name and module
>     TA> name, eg.
>     TA> 	[Personal], to:
>     TA> 	[MyStuff]
>     TA> 
>     TA> 	DataPath=./modules/comments/rawfiles/personal/, to:
>     TA> 	DataPath=./modules/comments/rawfiles/mystuff/
>     TA> 
>     TA> 
>     TA> 4) reinstall the personal commentary module
>     TA> 
>     TA> This should do it.  Let me know if you run into troubles.
>     TA> 
>     TA> 	-Troy
>     TA> 	
>     TA> 
>     TA> 
>     TA> > Something tells me that it is a tad  more complicated than a simple "rename
>     TA> > file" command.  If this has been addressed already and I'm merely flogging a
>     TA> > dead horse then I apologize but any assistance in this matter will be
>     TA> > greatly appreciated.
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