[Ifeffit] Demeter installation (under Ubuntu)

Ravel, Bruce bravel at bnl.gov
Sat Dec 22 18:45:25 CST 2012

> ##Then, a possible bug. It is reproducible everytime:
> - I launch Dathena from the command line without specifying the name of
> the project I want to open
> - I try to open a project (an old style Athena project) from the GUI
> (for example located at /home/denis/pathtothefolder/athena.prj)
> - I get an error message (a pop-up window, the terminal is quiet) saying
> '/home/denis/athena.prj is not readable', i.e. it looks for my file in
> my home folder and doesn't take into consideration the path to the file
> I input in the 'import data' dialog.
> - if I copy athena.prj from /home/denis/pathtothefolder/ to /home/denis/
> then it works.
> - a workaround is: 'dathena /home/denis/pathtothefolder/athena.prj'

I have reproduced this behavior on a computer I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10.  I have other computers at 11.10 and 12.04 that do NOT display this behavior, so it seems to be something new.

I'll report to the mailing list when I uncover a solution.


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