Bug 5076

Summary: Use XDG dirs instead of $HOME
Product: [Mono] Runtime Reporter: william.jon.mccann
Component: GeneralAssignee: Bugzilla <bugzilla>
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE    
Severity: normal CC: miguel, mono-bugs+mono, mono-bugs+runtime
Priority: ---    
Version: unspecified   
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Hardware: PC   
OS: Linux   
Tags: Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description william.jon.mccann 2012-05-14 17:26:46 UTC
Currently mono uses ~/.mono. It would be great to use the locations defined in the XDG Base Directory Specification instead.

https://live.gnome.org/GnomeGoals/XDGConfigFolders
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2012-05-19 00:38:35 UTC
It uses them if the environment variables are set.

It also would break existing apps that have data stored.