[xmonad] darcs patch: Separate source and build directories (and 1 more)

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:06:35 CEST 2012

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Daniel Trstenjak
<daniel.trstenjak at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> That's a natural problem when you try to put labels/tags on stuff and
>> sort it into buckets (folders). It's often not so clear.
> It's just annoying if people try hard to invent new names for stuff
> which might be already there.
> What should be the difference between tmp, cache and runtime?

tmp is definitely the wrong choice. It should be either runtime or cache.

>> Using either XDG_CACHE_HOME or XDG_RUNTIME_DIR strikes me as
>> preferable over ~/.xmonad_build.
> I don't care that much which directory is used. The directory should
> just have a defined behaviour.
> I don't think you want to rebuild xmonad on each login, because the
> build files are deleted on each logout/reboot.

Which directory is defined to be cleared on each login?

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