about the xdg user dirs again
christian at twotoasts.de
Tue Aug 12 19:01:03 CEST 2008
Am Tue, 12 Aug 2008 17:50:59 +0200
schrieb Andrea Santilli <yawara at quipo.it>:
> Il giorno mar, 12/08/2008 alle 16.47 +0200, Christian Dywan ha
> > Am Tue, 12 Aug 2008 16:16:18 +0200
> > schrieb Andrea Santilli <yawara at quipo.it>:
> > > Just a couple of questions about the ideal implementation of the
> > > user directory compatibility thing.
> > >
> > > Does anyone mind if I let thunar write the user directories in
> > > gconf? In this way other applications that have no dependencies
> > > on thunar might access those values without having to reinvent
> > > the wheel.
> > I'm pretty sure a lot of people mind, many people actually don't
> > have gconf and still use Xfce. It's not something that you can
> > depend on. If it were a good idea to store these paths anywhere,
> > that would be xfconf. Please have a look at Xfce trunk if you are
> > interested.
> > Now I said *if it were* since I'm not convinced that is the right
> > approach. Isn't the whole point of the ".dirs" files to store custom
> > directories names? I don't quite follow why we should dublicate
> > that.
> > ciao,
> > Christian
> Hmmm ok I guess I missed something lol. What's xfconf now?
> I doubt it's part of the 4.4.x branch.. so what branch am I writing
> stuff for?
I was actually assuming you were targetting trunk, ie. coming 4.6,
especially since that feature will new dialog:
xfconf is in there. It replaces mcs-settings and is if you want it like
that Xfce's equivalent of gconf.
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