Re: [textadept] Modifications to language modules

From: Robert <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 16:45:11 +0200

> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Robert <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> since it took me a moment to remember that I already had a javascript
>> module in my
>> userhome and Brian's new release wants to be installed in TA's home
>> directory I wondered
>> whether there might be a way to make it easier to enhance language
>> modules.
>> How about having a "user/init.lua" file instead of post_init.lua?
>> Additional user api and tags
>> files could be put there as well. That way all modules could be
>> installed in userhome.
>> I have different versions of TA installed, built from hg, the latest
>> stable, so I right now I have to
>> copy around the latest modules.
>> Likely, in the future the language modules will not see as many
>> updates as TA, so they could
>> be updated independently.
>> Robert

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:04 PM, uten navn <> wrote:
> Robert,
> I think the wiki article about using RelativePaths provides the setup you
> need (or atleast partialy). It works for me when working with several
> versions ( or updates ) of TA. I'm sure you can modify it to work for you.
> Best regards
> Uten

Thanks for the link, I added a link (and a note that it's needed to
add one) to the wiki's main page.
Sure, I could probably just symlink to the modules in each TA
installation but I was thinking about making this easier for module
authors (like me :-)

Received on Fri 20 May 2011 - 10:45:11 EDT

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