[MonoDevelop] Application configuration files
Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen (FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo)
vrrivaro at gmail.com
Sun Dec 25 13:56:42 EST 2005
2005/12/24, "Andrés G. Aragoneses" <knocte at gmail.com>:
> Todd Berman wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-12-24 at 14:32 +0100, knocte wrote:
> >> Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen (FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo) wrote:
> >>> Actually, these are just recomendations. There is nothing in Un*x that
> >>> forces you to follow them (just like there is nothing in Windows that
> >>> strong arms you into using the registry and not some XML in your apps
> >>> installation directory).
> >> And why not make it a standard? I know that there is something called
> >> LSB but I ignore its contents. I bet this would be an interesting fact
> >> to determine in it.
> > It is a standard:
> > http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-0.6.html
> Thanks for the interesting info Todd!
> Citing the link:
> > $XDG_CONFIG_HOME defines the base directory relative to which user
> > specific configuration files should be stored. If $XDG_CONFIG_HOME is
> > either not set or empty, a default equal to $HOME/.config should be used.
> I would say that many many programs from many many distros are not
> respecting this. Should we submit bugs to the programs or to the distros?
> Andrew [ knocte ]
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Definetly, MOST interesting. I would sugest reporting the bugs to the
program authors (not the distro write).
You just saved me from writting a program that violates a standard.
Seems like I will have to look around freedesktop.org to find out what
other standard they have set and I was about to break.
Jesus bless you
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