desktop environment specific XDG_CONFIG_DIRS

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Fri Jul 20 20:42:47 PDT 2007

Lei Zhang wrote:

> Isn't this behavior defeating the point of XDG? So far Fedora 7 + KDE
> is the only major distro I encountered that does this. Linux From
> Scratch says to do this, [1] but I imagine that does not affect many
> users.

There's no good reason for fedora+kde to continue using XDG_CONFIG_DIRS, now
that XDG_MENU_PREFIX works (in kde).  I was just too lazy/paranoid to
change it (ie, if it ain't broken...).  I'll work to remove it in the next

-- Rex

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