Supporting Base Dir Spec

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Thu Sep 9 21:04:18 CEST 2004

On 09/09/04 14:32, 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 
> >about
> >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?

if we're postponing doing the xdg basedir spec for config files until 4.3,
then yes, i think the session manager should use ~/.xfce4/ for config data.
the cache data is probably fine in ~/.cache/


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