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skyjake [IWAD folder]
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skyjake [Path symbols]
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 ===== Path symbols ===== ===== Path symbols =====
  
- +<​note>​The following behavior regarding > and } prefixes is deprecated and should no longer be relied upon. This functionality is becoming obsolete due to the improvements in the [[devel:​internal file system]].</​note>​
-{{notice|Note|The following behavior regarding > and } prefixes is deprecated and should no longer be relied upon. This functionality is becoming obsolete due to the improvements in the [[internal_file_system]].}}+
  
 If Doomsday finds a path that begins with a greater-than character (>) or a closing brace character (}, the > or } character is replaced with the path specified by [[-basedir]]. For example, //-file >​Data\Doom.wad//​ would make the engine load a WAD named ** C:​\Doomsday\Data\Doom.wad ** (assuming the default Doomsday root **C:​\Doomsday\**). Note that if you're executing **Doomsday.exe** from the command line or from a DOS batch file, you must enclose the file names that contain a > character in quotes or otherwise DOS will think you're trying to redirect output. In response files it doesn'​t matter if there are quotes or not. (If you really are trying to redirect output, you should use the //-out// option.) If Doomsday finds a path that begins with a greater-than character (>) or a closing brace character (}, the > or } character is replaced with the path specified by [[-basedir]]. For example, //-file >​Data\Doom.wad//​ would make the engine load a WAD named ** C:​\Doomsday\Data\Doom.wad ** (assuming the default Doomsday root **C:​\Doomsday\**). Note that if you're executing **Doomsday.exe** from the command line or from a DOS batch file, you must enclose the file names that contain a > character in quotes or otherwise DOS will think you're trying to redirect output. In response files it doesn'​t matter if there are quotes or not. (If you really are trying to redirect output, you should use the //-out// option.)
guide/paths_on_the_command_line.txt · Last modified: 2017-03-15 09:28 by skyjake