[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] [PATCH] fdo#32263 - Config file location
pmladek at suse.cz
Fri Jun 10 05:15:13 PDT 2011
Noel Power píše v Čt 09. 06. 2011 v 20:14 +0100:
> >>> Hmm, do we really want to use $HOME/.config/libreoffice by default?
> well, don't blame the messenger or in this case the patch pusher ;-)
> But, it seems since we are a freedesktop application ( and we do already
> have support for XDG_CONFIG_HOME ) that it is reasonable we should also
> support the default config dir (see
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html )
> which says when XDG_CONFIG_HOME is not set then $HOME/.config should be
I see. I was not aware of the standard and the directory was alsmost
empty on my system, so I got confused. I agree that we should use it :-)
> Additionally using $HOME/.config/libreoffice instead of
> $HOME/.config/.libreoffice also seems very sensible
sure, it is better to omit the dot in the subdirectory
> >>> Do we want to do it between 3.4 and 3.5?
> well now that is why I asked for 'thoughts' on this. I don't see it any
> really more less disruptive introducing it in say '4.0' I'd hold the
> view if we make such a change it's better sooner rather than later ( but
> this is no pet peeve of mine so I have no real strong feelings )
You are right. The question is if we would have 4.0 at all. The
development is continuous, so...
OK, you convinced me. I think that you should commit the two patches and
be done with it for now :-)
I am sorry for the rumour.
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