desktop-file-utils and XDG_DATA_DIRS

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Dec 16 06:59:05 PST 2004


Randy McMurchy wrote:

>> Finally, in the shared-mime-info section, the config info should 
>> probably be set up as a here document dropped into /etc/profile.d
>
>
> You think? If so, there's a whole slew of packages that need to
> be updated like this. For KDE, though, we really need to consider
> the folks that will be installing it locally in some prefix that
> doesn't require root access. It doesn't matter to me if it's put
> in /etc/profile.d, just let me know.


I'm inclined that way, but I'd like to hear some other opinions.  I 
don't really think we need to target users who don't have root access.  
Anyway, our users should be knowledgeable enough to figure out that they 
need to put the environment variriables in ~/.bash_profile if they don't 
have root.

  -- Bruce





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