Small problem with XDG_DATA_DIRS and XDG_CONFIG_DIRS
fdrake at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 02:29:32 EET 2005
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 19:18:53 -0500 (EST), Behdad Esfahbod
<behdad at cs.toronto.edu> wrote:
> I can think of one solution, but it has its own problem: Treat
> any empty component of the list as the default values. Then
> for example "/opt/share:" means "/opt/share" followed by the
> default list.
This is pretty much how TeX distributions allow the "default paths" to
be inserted into a search path.
I think this is a reasonable approach. If more than one empty entry
is present, only the first needs to be filled in, and the remaining
empty entries can be ignored.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at gmail.com>
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