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#2419 use XDG dirs instead of HOME

Fixed_0.11.0
closed-fixed
filesystem (1)
5
2014-10-18
2012-05-15
No

Currently createAndSetDirectories() create ~/.freecol. It would be better to use locations defined in the XDG Base Directory Specification.

https://live.gnome.org/GnomeGoals/XDGConfigFolders
http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/latest/

Discussion

  • Michael Vehrs
    Michael Vehrs
    2012-06-09

    Paolo, if you are rewriting the directory code anyway, you could have a look at this issue.

     
  • Michael Vehrs
    Michael Vehrs
    2012-06-09

    • assigned_to: nobody --> pibizza
     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2012-12-08

    When last discussed on freecol-devel, we agreed to defer fixing this until the next major release.

     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2013-01-11

    • milestone: --> Current
     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2013-06-05

    • labels: --> filesystem
     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2013-08-30

    • status: open --> pending-fixed
    • Group: Current --> Fixed_trunk
     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2013-08-30

    As of git.f8f17f2 FreeCol should now be XDG compliant. Setting to Pending until next release.

     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2014-10-18

    • Group: Fixed_trunk --> Fixed_0.11.0
     
  • Mike Pope
    Mike Pope
    2014-10-18

    • Status: pending-fixed --> closed-fixed