Relative path for @external_resource?

When using this module attribute what path is supposed to be specified? Happy to create a PR when I get the answer, the docs don’t specify: https://hexdocs.pm/elixir/Module.html#module-external_resource.

I want to reference config/config.exs in my application.

It’s relative to the mix file.

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@tmbb is correct, it’s relative to the project directory, which is where the mix.exs file is located.

You can use the __DIR__ macro [1] to make it relative to the current file’s directory:

@external_resource Path.join(__DIR__, "file_in_the_same_directory.txt")

[1] https://hexdocs.pm/elixir/Kernel.SpecialForms.html#DIR/0

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