Supporting Base Dir Spec

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Thu Sep 9 16:23:40 CEST 2004

Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 02:32:10PM +0200, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>>Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>On 09/08/04 17:40, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
>>>>Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>>>i'm all for this, but i thought it was decided that we were going to 
>>>>>wait until 4.3, mainly because of issues with migrating old user data.
>>>>Ah, right. I can't remember. If that's the case, some modules must be 
>>>>changed to use the old locations, I think.
>>>yeah, xfce4-session is using ~/.config and ~/.cache, and xfdesktop is using
>>>~/.cache for the menu cache.  pretty trivial to change xfdesktop, dunno 
>>>the session manager (/me pokes benny).
>>Ehm, do you want me to change xfce4-session to not use XDG basedir spec, 
>>or do I miss your point here?
> I believe that was the idea.

Well, excuse me, but thats stupid. It was written to use XDG dirs from 
day one (I don't consider the previous 0.1.x worth to be mentioned). Why 
rewrite all the code to not use XDG dirs now and then rewrite it again 
after 4.2 is released? Thats simply waste of time.


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