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Re: Re: including files

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg53209] Re: [mg53201] Re: including files
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 01:38:14 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200412290412.XAA07403@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

>> The advantage is customizations put here are
>> automatically seen when upgrading to a new version.

That's just as true for $BaseDirectory as it is for $UserBaseDirectory.

And... if I ever need to create another user ID on this machine, I don't want to worry about all the things I might have put in $UserBaseDirectory.

Bobby

On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 23:12:25 -0500 (EST), Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net> wrote:

> On 12/28/04 at 6:30 AM, davidannetts at ihug.com.au (David Annetts)
> wrote:
>
>> I don't know if it's recommended practice or not, but I customise
>> $BaseDirectory/Kernel/init.m with appropriate Needs[] and
>> SetOptions[] for various commands.  All customisation goes before
>> the Begin["System`Private`"] context.
>
> A better place to put your customizations would be $UserBaseDirectory/Kernel/init.m. The advantage is customizations put here are automatically seen when upgrading to a new version. Additionally, customizations here only affect the one user rather than all users.
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