Bug #257... what do we do ?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Jul 15 22:32:57 CEST 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> [snip]
>>I think the session manager does use it, currently. So, IMO, we do need 
>>to decide what we want, and make sure all our modules use the same location.
> yeah, it's pretty confusing with parts of xfce using it and parts not.  
> it has to be one or the other, all or nothing.  if we _do_ decide to 
> change, we also need to check for old config files on startup if we 
> don't find them in the new location...

I'd vote for XDG basedir spec, because:

a) We already have the required functionality in libxfce4util, no need to 
implement anything.
b) This is the future and I don't see any reason why we should wait for 
KDE/gnome/whatever to adopt it.

(And btw. I like Brian's idea of taking the chance to cleanup/splitup 
everything a bit).

> 	-brian


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