Is it possible to script an export to a POSIX path beginning from /Volumes/
I'm aware of the current options:
I've been building OS-operating solutions for years, and I'm always transitioning between several standards in the Apple universe.
- HFS (colon-separated) paths,
- POSIX/UNIX paths (slash-separated) paths usually beginning with /Volumes/,
- and FMP Export (slash-separated) paths that as best as I can tell trip up over the inclusion of /Volumes/
After years of coding to handle any and all of the above, I'm working on solution that, with 100% consistently, uses only POSIX paths with absolute paths from /Volumes/.
I haven't figured out how to maintain that lofty effort when it comes "Import", "Export", "Export Field Contents".
likewise for file:
or leaving off the preamble file anything.
Of course it's easy enough run a little routine to strip /Volumes/ before exporting but I was hoping for something more elegant.