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Re: [Help-source-highlight] User data directory

From: Lorenzo Bettini
Subject: Re: [Help-source-highlight] User data directory
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:48:49 +0200

You can use the --data command line argument if I understand correctly the 
If you only use the library then you need to set up the corresponding argument 
when you initialize the library 


Messaggio inviato dal mio ASUS MeMO Pad

Dario Teixeira <address@hidden> ha scritto:

>I've opened a ticket regarding the addition of S-expressions
>as an outlang for GNU Source-highlight [1].  It will of course
>take time for such an addition to percolate down to user distros,
>which is why I'm looking for a convenient interim solution for
>Camlhighlight users [2].
>At the moment I'm asking Camlhighlight users to manually copy
>the sexp.outlang to /usr/share/source-highlight.  Besides the
>obvious problem of many users neglecting to read the README
>and thus not actually copying the file, there's also the
>problem that copying requires root permissions, which makes
>packaging Camlhighlight for OPAM troublesome[3].
>So, here's my question: is there a way for the Source-highlight
>library to read sexp.outlang without requiring it to be copied
>to the system data directory?  Can a user data directory be used
>along side the system data directory, for instance?  Or is there
>some other simpler approach to this problem?
>Thanks in advance for your help!
>Best regards,
>Dario Teixeira
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