Bug #257... what do we do ?
erikharrison at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 23:00:25 CEST 2004
I think that if the config stuff is moved then we'll all face this
problem. I don't speak sh much yet, but I'd be happy to put together a
migration script in Perl in time for the 4.2 release, if it's needed.
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 12:53:30 -0500, edscott <edscott at prodigy.net.mx> wrote:
> Summing up:
> Most xffm config file paths can be changed by editing a single file,
> libs/constants.h. The only thing is that dbh files should be manually
> moved so that histories and bookmark files are not lost. This small PITA
> might inconvenience some users. Also, I see no difference in having a
> cluttered $HOME with hidden files or a cluttered $HOME/.config with
> non-hidden files.
> Unless Olivier thinks it's worth while, I'm not really for it.
> El vie, 16-07-2004 a las 11:13, Brian J. Tarricone escribió:
> > hey all-
> > discussion kinda petered out on this, and it would be nice if we could
> > come to a decision. by my count we have:
> > *in favor:
> > benedikt
> > biju
> > brian
> > francois
> > *against:
> > jasper (?)
> > *??
> > jean-francois
> > notably, olivier and edscott have yet to weigh in, and i'm sure there
> > are others that may have some useful input...
> > -brian
> > On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Jean-François Wauthy wrote:
> > > I was talking with Jasper on #xfce-dev about bug killing and we came to
> > > the #257 problem ($HOME/.config/xfce4/)... Jasper and I think we really
> > > need to take a decision about that. If we choose to change the place of
> > > all the config files to ~/.config/xfce4 (as Freedesktop suggests), i can
> > > take care of it, i've plenty of time these days :).
> > >
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