Supporting Base Dir Spec

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Fri Sep 10 15:51:06 CEST 2004

edscott wrote:
> El vie, 10-09-2004 a las 01:07, Benedikt Meurer escribió:
>>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.
> Is anybody strongly against XDG in 4.2? Correct me if I am wrong:
> Jasper is OK and ready to code 
> Olivier is OK as long as Jasper's idea (or equivalent) is used
> Brian does not mind
> Benny will be angry if XDG is postponed

To get this right: Benny will be angry if working code will be borked. I 
don't mind if we use XDG for the other modules or not, but whatever we 
do, we should do it now. I'm tired of endless discussions like this. I 
say, lets release ASAP.

> regards,
> Edscott 


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