Blender & external scripts directory


I had a necessity to see 3DMAX ASCII-export files (.ASE). The only thing that I could find is a Python-plug-in for Blender who carries out converting ASE to Blender format.
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Has not found as well as whence i can upload this .py script. By analogy with FAQ for Windows Vista ( i has tried to look for a location on FreeBSD where blender search addons:

% truss -o /tmp/ blender
% grep scripts

stat("/usr/local/bin/release/scripts",0xbfbfe4e4) ERR#2 'No such file or directory'
stat("/usr/local/bin/release/scripts",0xbfbfddd4) ERR#2 'No such file or directory'

Looks like the follow path "%PREFIX%/bin/release/scripts" is hard-coded in Blender source code and it would be good will address to port maintainer for removal of it define as options for Makefile

After creation "/usr/local/bin/release/scripts" dir path and putting here file "" i get convertor ASE functionality. (File-Export-Ascii SCENE (.ase) v.0.6.10))

Someone else using external scripts for blender ?
You can put the script in your home directory:

I think this should work out-of-the-box, but it's been a while since I used blender.