Bug #257... what do we do ?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Jul 20 11:14:57 CEST 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> i agree that user data migration is a problem, and needs to be handled 
> delicately.  however, i don't think the changes are so radical that this 
> can't be solved with a shell script, one that i'd be perfectly willing 
> to write.  the problem is, of course, if xfce 4.2 is installed via 
> packages, how to make sure each home directory gets the treatment 
> without damaging anything.  i think this may be more of a packaging 
> problem than anything, and as such i'm not too worried about it (most 
> distro packagers that know their packaging system are rather clever with 
> regards to it).

Quite easy, IMHO, just run the script (xfce4-migrate or something like 
that) from xfce4-session on first startup.


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