Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#7302 closed enhancement (wontfix)

ScummVM should save paths as relative

Reported by: SF/maeth Owned by: fingolfin
Priority: low Component: --Other--
Keywords: Cc:
Game:

Description

After moving the folder of a game, ScummVm doesn't
recognise the folder correctly, even if it's underneath
the ScummVM main folder. Therefore, ScummVM should save
the paths of the game folders as relative to the main
program folder if they're at the same drive.

Currently, ScummVM gives an alert which looks like
"'Cannot find file 'XXXX'" and brings up the console.

Ticket imported from: #782066. Ticket imported from: feature-requests/118.

Change History (6)

comment:1 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

"[I moved] the folder of a game, [...] Therefore, ScummVM
should" ... ahhh... right... :-) For comparision:

I store my games in a location separate from my ScummVM
directory, so I can use them with multiple versions of ScummVm.
Therefore, ScummVM should save the paths of the game folders
as absolute paths.

Now who's right? *cough*

comment:2 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

Component: --Unset--
Priority: normallow

comment:3 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

At best this is a feature request for supporting *optionally*
relative paths. Maybe, and only *maybe* if you select a folder via
the ingame GUI, *and* if that folder is a subfolder of the dir
ScummVM is in, then we might store the path to it relative.

comment:4 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

If this was for Macintosh only, I'd suggest using aliases... sadly,
neither Windows nor Unix have anything similar, AFAICT.

comment:5 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

Owner: set to fingolfin
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

comment:6 by digitall, 11 months ago

Component: --Other--
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