[xmonad] XDG_CONFIG_HOME (reprise)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Sep 4 14:30:19 EDT 2008

On Sep 4, 2008, at 14:27 , Calvin Smith wrote:
> On 08/31/2008 12:27 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
>> Let me rephrase this: KDE already does the right thing. GNOME seems  
>> to
>> finally be getting there. Why do I need custom configuration for  
>> xmonad?
> On the support issue that Spencer and Devin mentioned, does anybody  
> have actual examples of desktop environments or distributions that  
> explicitly set XDG_CONFIG_HOME to some value other than  
> $HOME/.config? Gnome doesn't set it at all. KDE doesn't set

They should never do so; it's for the implementer.  KDE sets  
$KDE_DOTDIR from it, for example.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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