Menu Spec: including files & absolute paths

Havoc Pennington hp at
Thu Jul 22 06:05:09 EEST 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 05:40, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> To solve this issue in a backwards compatible way I suggest to add an argument 
> to the <MergeFile> element that indicates that if the file that contains the 
> element is a file relative to $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/$XDG_CONFIG_DIRS the same file 
> further up the search path should be merged instead of the file that is 
> specified in the <MergeFile> element. I propose to call this argument 
> "parent".

Something like "substitute_basedirs" seems clearer to me, if I
understand it properly... otherwise the proposal seems like a good idea.


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