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Bug 5076 - Use XDG dirs instead of $HOME
Summary: Use XDG dirs instead of $HOME
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: misc (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2012-05-14 17:26 UTC by william.jon.mccann
Modified: 2012-05-19 00:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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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 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.

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