[KDE/Mac] Getting applications to run

Marko Käning mk-lists at email.de
Thu Dec 18 07:01:33 UTC 2014

Hi René,

On 18 Dec 2014, at 07:53 , René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wednesday December 17 2014 21:11:12 Jeremy Whiting wrote:
>> kdeedu-data. I can't think of how these data files could be shared between
>> two different applications the "Mac" way either, are there other
>> applications in OSX that put files into /Library/Application Support at all
>> ? I mean real mac app store types of applications, I'll check tomorrow I
> That directory is the place where applications should store files that they modify and which thus cannot go into the app bundle itself.
> It is not a place anymore for sharing files between applications, but you'll see that the place quickly gets filled with lots of stuff and other crud…

that they modify?

I thought that "/Library/Application Support” would be for readonly data and only
“~/Library/Application Support” should be used for writeable data…

What am I missing?


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