[BLFS Trac] #2227: libxfce4util breaks basedir spec

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 25 20:55:08 PST 2007

#2227: libxfce4util breaks basedir spec
 Reporter:  dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org  |       Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                           |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  high                             |   Milestone:  6.2.0                         
Component:  BOOK                             |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                           |    Keywords:  xfce basedir                  
 Currently in the book, libxfce4util is not configured with
 --sysconfdir=/etc. This
 causes a problem because if the user has set XDG_CONFIG_DIRS to anything
 /etc/xdg, XFCE will not be able to find the menu configuration there. If
 configured with --sysconfdir=/etc, it will hardcode a fallback path to
 As it is now, the fallback path is /usr/etc/xdg, which is empty.

 A more general discussion of problems in the book with the
 [http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/latest/ Base Directory
 Spec] can
 be found in #2172. This ticket just deals with the particular case in

Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/2227>
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