Common gotchas upgrading from 4.0 -> 4.2
edscott wilson garcia
edscott at xfce.org
Thu Nov 4 02:29:10 CET 2004
El mié, 03-11-2004 a las 09:44, Benedikt Meurer escribió:
> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 03:36:29PM +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> >>Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> >>>Hey all,
> >>>I think it would be good if we could collect a list of common problems that
> >>>people may encounter when upgrading from 4.0 to 4.2. Some sort of Upgrading
> >>>- Base dir spec. Some distribution apparently set XDG_*_DIRS. If that does
> >>> include the Xfce prefix, none of the modules will find their
> >>> configuration.
> >>I worked around the problem in the installer, by processing the
> >>startxfce4 file with the following commands, Brian already suggested to
> >>put it in the upstream version. What do you think?
> > [ ... good stuff ;-) ... ]
> > Yes, that can't do any harm, can it?
> > I still feel a little uncomfortable to depend on the correct setting of an
> > external variable for proper operation. Adding our system install locations at
> > the end of the resource lookup function seems to me a safe way to guarantee
> > proper operation, without interfering with the possibilities for people to
> > customize their setup (any other XDG_*_DIRS will be searched first).
> Ok, too often requested now, I give up. :-) So everybody is ok with this
> change to libxfce4util?
I don't see how the change will break anything, so:
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