change thumbnailer spec to fit better with xdg-basedir spec
justin at salasaga.org
Thu Apr 17 07:53:19 PDT 2008
Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> Yes, it's open for discussion. Is it fundamentally worth the effort?
> Do you have suggestions for managing the transition, if it occurred?
> ".thumbnails" is hard-coded in a LOT of files (libgnomeui, nautilus,
> glib/gfile, gthumb, gnome-settings-daemon, etc...)
> On the gnome side, you would need to patch every instance of
> ".thumbnails". (Maybe we need a gnome_thumbnail_get_cache_dir function.)
> The gnome-settings-daemon housekeeping plug-in would need to be modified
> to sweep both the old and new locations.
> On a side note, your original post is missing the reference (, etc).
Hmmm, the flip side thought is that if it's not done now in some way,
then future apps will continue to hard code it.
Er... what's the end goal? I find asking that generally helps. :)
Regards and best wishes,
> - Mike
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