[Hackage] #688: adopt XDG basedir spec

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Mon May 17 06:58:49 EDT 2010

#688: adopt XDG basedir spec
  Reporter:  guest               |        Owner:         
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  low                 |    Milestone:         
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:         
Difficulty:  hard (< 1 day)      |   Ghcversion:  6.10.4 
  Platform:  Linux               |  

Comment(by duncan):

 Hmm, I notice the XDG base directory specification does not say anything
 about program executable files or library files, though the default naming
 scheme sort-of suggests `~/.local/bin` and `~/.local/lib`.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/688#comment:5>
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