Default paths in Base Directory Specification

Mike Hearn m.hearn at
Tue Sep 14 16:47:58 EEST 2004

> Sorry, but I fail to see the advantages of the current defaults.  I
> think I'll just patch
> gnome-session to define the required variables at bootup and keep that patch in
> pkgsrc, just to remove trouble from, at least, all our GNOME users. 
> (This is the
> simplest local solution... patching every program is just a
> maintenance nighmare).

What's wrong with the proposed solution of just setting it in the 
startup scripts, like PATH?

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