[SailfishDevel] xdg folder stuff: howto? more info

Robin Burchell robin.burchell at jolla.com
Thu Jan 9 02:14:25 UTC 2014


On 09 Jan 2014, at 00:37, Thomas Tanghus <thomas at tanghus.net> wrote:

> On Wednesday 08 January 2014 09:22 Jonni Rainisto wrote:
>> IMHO applications that use QStandardPaths should be always accepted, there
>> must be something wrong with the process or rules if that is the cause for
>> rejection. If QStandardPaths points to wrong directory then its a bug which
>> should be fixed.
> 
> Can we consider this as a (semi-)official answer? I would also say that harbour 
> applications should not be rejected because of a (seemingly) Qt-bug that should
> be easily patchable i.e. that QStandardPaths.data doesn't reflect XDG-* standards.

I’m not sure I understand what bug you’re talking about. See the source:
https://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qtbase/source/f0f6c1d0edd8c71530b8e47b61d70aa55a0c6a0c:src/corelib/io/qstandardpaths_unix.cpp

Can you please provide a demonstration?

BR,
Robin


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