[KDE/Mac] Request to modify kdelibs4 dependency on shared-mime-info

René JV Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 05:44:41 UTC 2014


> On 19 Jul 2014, at 04:38, Ian Wadham <iandw.au at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I don't think there is any need for MacPorts to do anything about
> the XDG_* variables, unless you want to re-direct XDG_DATA_HOME
> and XDG_CONFIG_HOME, which default to $HOME/.local/share and
> $HOME/.config at the moment.
> I see that ~/.local/share and ~/.config get created and some KDE apps
> are putting stuff down there.  Even inkscape and gtk-2.0 are putting
> files in ~/.config --- and they are not KDE apps.
> Maybe these files should go somewhere in ~/Library/Preferences.  Dunno,
> this is a huge Apple OS X grey area for me.

Personally I'd say leave them there. Library/Preferences is for OS X apps, lower level unix stuff could very well go where it goes on other systems and where it'a expected to be by software and savvy users alike.

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