[Cabal] ~/.gaim

Sean Egan seanegan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:52:13 EST 2007

On 2/3/07, Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com> wrote:
> I guess perhaps we could go the route of using that freedesktop.org
> spec... If we're going to split things anyway, we probably should.

You mean http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/latest/ar01s02.html

> It's unlikely that someone has something mounted to ~/.gaim. I'd say,
> if .gaim is a symlink, leave it alone. If .gaim isn't a symlink, we
> should just call rename(). If that fails, we just leave it alone. If we
> have to call rename() multiple times to split directories, I'd say we
> should try to undo if things fail mid-way through, and then warn the
> user (since we don't want to have the same failure every time they
> startup Pidgin).

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