Bug 1155265 - [rfe] support xdg base dir
Summary: [rfe] support xdg base dir
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Status: NEW
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: procps-ng
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
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Assignee: Jan Rybar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-10-21 18:45 UTC by Rahul Sundaram
Modified: 2018-06-08 11:48 UTC (History)
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Description Rahul Sundaram 2014-10-21 18:45:59 UTC
Description of problem:

top shows its configuration directly in home (~/.toprc).  I would suggest following the xdg base dir spec that is widely adopted (GNOME, KDE, git, transmission etc). 

References:

http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html

A non spec rationale

http://ploum.net/207-modify-your-application-to-use-xdg-folders/

A c library implementation

https://github.com/devnev/libxdg-basedir


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