Supporting Base Dir Spec

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Fri Sep 10 08:07:15 CEST 2004

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>>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?
> 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/

I'm against this. If we don't want any XDG supporting apps in 4.2, then 
xfce4-session will have to wait for 4.4 to be released or it will be 
removed from the Xfce core.


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