xdg user directory patches for xfce 4.4.2

Andrea Santilli yawara at quipo.it
Sun Aug 10 23:26:45 CEST 2008

Il giorno dom, 10/08/2008 alle 13.43 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone ha
> 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
> > g_get_user_special_dir().
> 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.
> 	-brian
> P.S  Please don't top-post.
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Ok Brian, thank you. I'm going to develop that UI and put the
g_get_user_special_dir() replacement in thunar/xfdesktop directly.
About the syntax, sorry I'm just used to java :D I'm gonna have a look
at the HACKING file.
A. Santilli

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