Re: [Tracker] Proposed patch: use '~' in the config file

On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 00:43 +0100, lbell wrote:
This is a proposed patch to convert paths beginning with ~ character to the real home dir path, so you can 
write ~/Documents instead of /home/MyUser/Documents in the configuration file.
I used a brute force check with '~' character (maybe not so portable) and modified the original data while 


Luca Bellonda

thanks but would it not be simpler to use the posix realpath? (man
realpath for info)

I am not sure if it converts "~" for us as well as allowing relative

feel free to resubmit patch using realpath if it does. If not can you
also include realpath anyhow


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