Re: Can't open 'c:\storage.nv' permission denied #pcbgcode

Chipteck
 

We can debate the idiosyncrasies of windows and application developers, but to stay in a user reality we must understand that the windows system drive is not a desirable place to store our data files for a lot of obvious reasons.
I have chosen to place all my static files and my projects to a network drive, however the location can be a local drive or even a USB drive since I got tired of windows constantly changing my environment with security "updates".

Since I am lazy by nature and all versions of Eagle uses environment variables as per all of their documentation, you need to set:
EAGLE_HOME = "\\SERVER\Eagle" <For network or> "D:\Eagle" <for drive D:>
HOME = "\\SERVER\Eagle" <For network or> "D:\Eagle" <for drive D:>
Of course in both cases without quotations.

This will allow any version of eagle to work with "your" files (and retain them after upgrades)  by making the followingentries in EAGLE>Options>Directories:

Libraries = $HOME\libraries\Common;$HOME\libraries*****Will need to add all your directories*****
Design Blocks = $HOME\design blocks
Designe Rules = $HOME\design rules
User Language Programs = $HOME\ulps;$HOME\ulps\pcb-gcode
Scripts = $HOME\scripts
CAM Jobs = $HOME\cam
Projects = $HOME\eProjects
Simulation Path = $EAGLEDIR\ngspice\bin
SPICE Modules = $HOME\EAGLE\spice

My \\SERVER\Eagle folder contain the following folders:
cam
Design Blocks
Design Rules
ulps
eProjects
libraries
scripts
spice

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