[vlc-devel] commit: Put the _same_ _platform-independent_ stuff in the same place ( Rémi Denis-Courmont )

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu May 22 20:26:15 CEST 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 09:15:10PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> Skins are in share/skins/, locale are in share/locale/ and why would lua 
> scripts be in share/lua/ ? because if people actually ever install custom 
> scripts, it is a hell of a lot easier for those who provide them if the path 
> are identical...
Well, no, on Windows install of VLC, skins are not in share/skins/, but
in skins/, locale are not in in share/locale but in locale/.

> > Most of the open source projects that are cross-platform do the same and
> > don't use share/ folders, especially when the stuffs in this share/
> > folder are NOT shared between applications.
> This statement shows that you don't even know why it's called share in the 
> first place. Thank you for proving my point.
No, I just show you the reasonment of a windows users. Folder with share
in the name are used when you actually share stuff (p2p) and when it is
shared between applications.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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