Re: [dev] [dmenu] Patch for XDG Base Directory specification of dmenu_path

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:10:24 +0100

On 30 December 2010 20:47, Jon Raphaelson <> wrote:
> Attached is a patch to dmenu_path which (if enabled in the
> changes the cache file location to be XDG Base Directory Specification
> compliant. After enabling the change, the cache file will live at
> $XDG_CACHE_HOME/dmenu/path.cache (or $HOME/.cache/dmenu/path.cache if
> $XDG_CACHE_HOME is not set), rather than in the home directory at
> ~/.dmenu_cache.
> This patch relies on libxdg-basedir [2] being installed.

I think using some pseudo-directory standard and library to retrieve
the location of a cache file is quite odd.

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