File location test

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To whoever is able to build Stellarium on non-Linux platforms:

  • Please see if build works with respect to the locations of files (I moved code from elsewhere into StelFileMgr, but don't have access to non-linux machines to do a test build).
  • Report where files end up. It is not clear to me where this is on non-POISX systems, as the location is determined by a system call unfamiliar to me.


I would like to know the following for the user guide:

  1. Installation directory - the name of the directory where the nebulae, scripts, skycultures, landscapes etc. are installed.
  2. Location of config.ini (the version which is saved when clicking save in the config window, not the default_config.ini file)
  3. Location where screenshots get saved
  4. Location where recorded scripts get saved.

Please enter your results in this table:

SVN Revision Tested Platform Item Result
r2079 Linux install dir $PREFIX/share/stellarium/
r2079 Linux config.ini $HOME/.stellarium/config.ini
r2079 Linux screenshots $HOME/
r2079 Linux recorded scripts $HOME/
v-0.9.0 Win XP install dir (root-partition):\Program Files\Stellarium\
v-0.9.0 Win XP config.ini (root-partion):Documents and settings\(your settings folder)\stellarium\
v-0.9.0 Win XP screenshots (root-partition):\Documents and settings\(your settings)\Desktop\stellarium-xxx.bmp
v-0.9.0 Win XP scripts (root-partition):\Documents and settings\(your settings)\stellarium\scripts\recorded-xxx.sts
r2133 OSX install dir can be anywhere, but typically /Applications
r2133 OSX config.ini ~/Library/Preferences/Stellarium/config.ini
r2133 OSX screenshots ~/Desktop
r2133 OSX recorded scripts ~/Library/Preferences/Stellarium/scripts
v-0.9.0 Win 2000 install dir (root-partion):\Program files\stellarium\
v-0.9.0 Win 2000 config.ini (root-partition):\Documents and Settings\(your settings)\stellarium\
v-0.9.0 Win 2000 screenshots (root-partition):\Documents and Settings\(your settings)\Desktop\stellarium-xxx.bmp
v-0.9.0 Win 2000 recorded scripts (root-partition):\Documents and Settings\(your settings)\stellarium\scripts\recorded-xxx.sts
? Vista install dir ?
? Vista config.ini ?
? Vista screenshots Desktop?
? Vista recorded scripts ?
v-0.9.0 Windows ME & 98-2e install dir install in the location

(root-partition):\xxxxxx\stellarium where "xxxxx" is a name up to eight characters

v-0.9.0 Windows ME & 98-2e config.ini (root-partition):\stellarium\config.ini Create a startup short cut

"(root-partition):\xxxxxx\stellarium\stellarium.exe --config-file=(root-partition):\stellarium\config.ini" all in one line

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