Quoting Melchior FRANZ :

> * Erik Hofman -- Wednesday 23 February 2005 10:03:
> [absolute paths in *.ac files]
> > Is there a reason to change the path in AC3D files?
> > As far as I know the path is neglected anyhow.
> These absolute paths are a bit annoying when one wants to view a model in a
> 3D
> editor, which respects them. For example, if you go to Aircraft/j3cub/Models
> and call  $ ppe j3cub.ac, you'll see the model with red/white default
> texture.
> In most other models the correct textures are shown. I always strip the local
> path from my models, and I would like everyone to do that. But I wouldn't
> really
> change them in CVS now. In a perfect world there would be a script in CVSROOT
> that would automatically remove these paths in *.ac files, remove trailing
> spaces
> in all text files, etc. (Oh, and it would also replace all leading spaces in
> xml
> files by tabs ...  :-)

I usually strip them but I could have missed some. But I thought it was not used
by the plib loader ( PPE use plib isn't it ? ).
Could we lobby Willan Germano to strip them in the AC exporter ( Melchior ? )


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