Multiple DeskTops, HiColor theme, standardized icon names, &menu icons

Bastian, Waldo waldo.bastian at
Fri Jun 30 18:34:17 EEST 2006

>I don't see this as a large problem.  Apps that are installed in
>locations -- "/opt/<app_name>" or "/usr/share/<app_name>" -- have to
>start with a shell (e.g. Firefox & OpenOffice) that sets environment
>variables.  So, it is going to add: "$PREFIX/share" to the beginning of
>the XDG_DATA_DIRS list.  So, there is only going to be *one* additional
>path to search for a given app.

No, extending XDG_DATA_DIRS is not desirable as I already wrote and as
discussed on this list previously. Are you reading my mail at all? 


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