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

From: Džen <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2011 19:27:56 +0100

On 02/01/11 07:11pm, Moritz Wilhelmy wrote:
> Imagine different computers mounting home directories over NFS: probably not
> all of them have the same set of applications. As this is not the default case,
> the sysadmin on these machines should be able to edit dmenu_run to fit his
> needs.

Haven't thought of that yet, good point. However I'd still prefer dmenu
to re-create .dmenu_cache on a different machine instead of storing the
cache file somewhere else.

> What exactly is a 'pseudo-directory standard'?
Just quoting Anselm

> As a note, XDG doesn't make things better though, imagine copying files around
> between systems in order to preserve settings, you need to take much more care
> about getting everything right instead of just copying ~/.gajim - for instance
> - to preserve everything gajim-related.
True on that.

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