[sword-devel] Eloquent/InstallMgr Question

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at web.de
Tue Apr 8 23:04:17 MST 2008

Am 08.04.2008 um 23:38 schrieb Greg Hellings:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 4:28 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith555 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Greg Hellings wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 2:31 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith555 at yahoo.com>  
>>> wrote:
>>>  Granted, this would be
>>> troublesome for sharing between, say, BibleDesktop and MacSword.
>>> Putting them in /Library/Application Support/Sword for global  
>>> installs
>>> and ~/Library/Application Support/Sword would make sense.
>> This makes sense to me, too.  It is simple enough to modify  
>> Eloquent and
>> BibleDesktop to also look there to find modules.
>> But how would one install to /Library/Application Support/Sword (the
>> global area, not owned by a particular user)?
> It would have to be done with Administrator/root privileges.  sudo on
> the command line works, as does the authorization window that OS X
> brings up (not sure if that's automatic at the time an attempted write
> is made or if it needs to be done programatically) for GUI users.

This needs to be done programatically. But it is not difficult.
I have code here for doing this. Let me know if you need a snipped.


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