[SailfishDevel] xdg folder stuff: howto? more info

Thomas Tanghus thomas at tanghus.net
Thu Jan 9 09:02:10 UTC 2014


On Thursday 09 January 2014 02:14 Robin Burchell wrote:
> > On Wednesday 08 January 2014 09:22 Jonni Rainisto wrote:
> >> If QStandardPaths points to wrong directory then its a bug
> >> which should be fixed.

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

> On Thursday 09 January 2014 09:38 Wim de Vries wrote:
> I am not sure, but maybe I caused the misunderstanding.
> My app (code) uses QStandardPaths, but was rejected.
> Harbour stated that I should use the XDG- based rules.
> So, I thought: what is wrong with QStandardPaths?
> Now -thanks to the comments up here- I understand that harbour was
> talking about the .yaml/rpm stuff, not the directory references in the
> app itself.

My bad, I misunderstood. It looked like the app was being rejected because 
QStandardPaths returned empty|invalid paths.
 
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Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards

Thomas Tanghus


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