I’m trying to setup a symbolic link for an Ignition project and am having trouble doing so. My goal is to have different versions of a project stored in different folders outside of Ignition’s data/project’s folder (so as to not have Ignition handling multiple versions of a project unnecessarily since only one version needs to run a time). Then I’d like to setup a symbolic link in the data/project’s folder to whichever version of the project I want to currently be running. Then to change the project version, I would just need to update the symbolic link to the correct project version.
I’m aware that I could just move/copy the whole folder into Ignition’s data/project folder but that seems much messier and not as efficient as just setting up a symbolic link.
The problem I’m running into is I can’t get Ignition to recognize the project when I setup the symlink. I tried creating the folder manually and linking everything within that folder and that caused Ignition to recognize the project but then Ignition didn’t recognize any of the windows or nested files…When I would try to create a new window, I get an error that says ‘com.inductiveautomation.vision’ is not a folder so it seems as though Ignition recognizes that it is a symlink? Or is there something I am missing?
Has anyone had any success in accomplishing something similar? Thanks in advance!