[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] [PATCH] fdo#32263 - Config file location

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 9 06:33:44 PDT 2011

Hi *,

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Petr Mladek <pmladek at suse.cz> wrote:
> Noel Power píše v St 08. 06. 2011 v 17:36 +0100:
> Hmm, I am not sure if we want to hardcode "/.config". If I understand it
> correctly, there might be any path defined by XDG_CONFIG_HOME
> environment variable. It could be even /tmp/test/.blabla

Hardcoding it is indeed a very bad idea.

> BTW: Is the XDG_CONFIG_HOME support a new feature? I thought that the
> user configuration directory is defined
> in /opt/libreoffice/program/bootstraprc. It is currently defined as:
>     UserInstallation=$SYSUSERCONFIG/.libreoffice/3

Yes, and the dev-targets also make use of it, as does portable versions.
But the configuration file is only the only way to set a different
config directory, it can also be set via start-parameter

So please make sure that both methods still work.


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