Re: Loading packages w/o write access
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- Subject: [mg4486] Re: Loading packages w/o write access
- From: voorhorst at io.tudelft.nl (Wolfram Jr.)
- Date: Mon, 29 Jul 1996 02:37:35 -0400
- Organization: TU delft
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
In article <4snbva$rra at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, Ruby Tuesday
<hopie at mnovi.bevc.blacksburg.va.us> wrote:
> I am running mathematica on a multi-user unix machine (Sun and HP - account
> on both). I need to load several packages that are not in the /Packages
> directory. Since I do not have write access to that directory (and the
> admins are to slow to add it in time), I was wondering how to load the
> package from my home dir?
> I have tried changing the working diretory, but it doesn't seem to stay
> changed - even placing it in the same cell as my Get. The closest I
> have come in executing Get["/my/home/dir/PackageName.m"] but it didn't
> allow me to use the commands; it just didn't give an error either.
> Also, could someone explain how to interpret <<Graphis`PackageName`? I
> am thinking Graphics is the subdirectory under packages, but then it
> would seem I could do <<my/home/dir`Package` which doesn't work. I even
> tried changing the line in the package that says "Graphics`PackageName` to
> many differnt things. Well, to make a long stroy short, I spent about 5
> hours yesterday cursing at the computer.
> The Mathematica Book suggested
> reinstalling if $Path was not correct, since $Path was where it looked for
> packages. This is not an option. Is there a .rc file I could change?
> Is there any hope for me loading these packages or should I just go to the
> computer lab?
> Thank you very much!
> Hope :)
I do not have experience with Unix. Why is $Path not an option? If $path
is not choosy about "read only" than you can try
Then: " Needs[Package`]" might work.
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