[sword-devel] New website - installation instructions

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 19 07:10:34 MST 2008

On Dec 19, 2008, at 1:43 AM, Greg Hellings wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Matthew Talbert <ransom1982 at gmail.com 
> > wrote:
>> Having spent a good part of the day trouble-shooting issues all
>> related to this, I can say with certainty that SWORD does not play
>> well on Windows at the present.
> SWORD plays fine on Windows if you point SWORD_PATH to where the
> modules are installed.

The BibleCS installer sets this variable for the current user. We  
tried to make the installer be one that would allow an administrative  
install, but it was problematic.

>  Handling whether they are writable by the user
> is a system administration issue, and should be left that way.  The
> only time when a user won't have write access to the Program Files
> folder is when they are on a recent NT version of Windows, in which
> case, ~/.sword notation works perfectly well to place the files in
> C:\Users\<User name>\.sword
> --Greg
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