xdg user directory patches for xfce 4.4.2
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sun Aug 10 22:43:51 CEST 2008
On Sun, 10 Aug 2008 22:30:55 +0200 Andrea Santilli wrote:
> Thanks for your replies guys, you've given me some cool ideas.
> I'm thinking about making the base libraries find out what those
> directories are and give the values to the requesting applications,
> instead of having to find them out every time.
> And yes, I guess I'll need to write some function that can replace
Please don't. 130 lines of code isn't worth adding API to
libxfce4util, esp. since that API is already obsoleted by glib.
> Anyway, about the portability, maybe it would be a better idea to
> write a setting configuration interface through which you can enter
> the pathnames for those directories. Something like kde already has.
> It could also have a 'set everything with the xdg user directory
> defaults' option.
> Dunno, thats just an idea. What do you think?
Yeah, it would be nice to have UI for this, I think, though most
average users would probably not need/want to change these things.
P.S Please don't top-post.
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