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Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Problems restoring from a backup - directory ... does

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-bugs] Problems restoring from a backup - directory ... does not exist
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:53:05 +0100
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On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 03:32:27PM +0000, Jim Busser wrote:

>       # set this to a writable directory on a drive where
>       # there is plenty of disk space available
>       # WORK_DIR_BASE="${HOME}/gnumed"
>       WORK_DIR_BASE="Users/djb/gnumed"
> prompting the question whether it is intended or recommended that 
> WORK_DIR_BASE be set to be a fully specified, absolute path or whether some 
> people can perfectly well leave it the default
>       WORK_DIR_BASE="${HOME}/gnumed"

Well, _that_ point is moot because $HOME expands to
/home/YOUR_USER_NAME which _is_ absolute.

To answer the underlying question: I'd feel much safer with
an absolute path in there.

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