Love(c) does not load main.lua from cwd but instead from executable directory

Issue #1414 invalid
maritaria
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My platform is windows 10

I have put love2d binaries somewhere on my system and included the path to the bin in the %PATH% variable, such that running love or lovec in a console will execute the love binaries. However, I expected this to work such that when running love(c) in a directory with a main.lua and conf.lua file, it would load the game from the current working directory. But it does not. Instead it shows the no game. A workaround is to use love . or lovec . to pass the cwd to the program, but I feel the engine should use the current working directory instead of the executable location anyway.

I love the project and community, cheers!

Comments (3)

  1. Mi 28

    What was the reason behind love.exe not running main.lua from current directory by default if no game directory was passed, again?

    I suggest it should have the following load order:

    • fused file
    • game path
    • current directory
    • nogame
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