[Sugar-devel] Documents folder in sugar-build

Daniel Narvaez dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 15:41:50 EDT 2013

Pushed a fix in sugar-runner.

On 26 March 2013 20:32, Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 26 March 2013 18:51, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Then you say we should run xdg-user-dirs-update at start up
>> of every sugar session, right?
>> Can be a solution, but if possible, I prefer avoid it,
>> sugar start up is already slow, adding more stuff,
>> not needed in the 99% of the cases is not a good idea.
> It's arguable where it needs to be run, but it must be run somewhere
> 100% of the time. It doesn't matter if config is at the default dir or
> not.
>> Can we run xdg-users-dirs in sugar-build?
> I spent some more time investigating it and I think the right solution
> is to add it to sugar-runner.
> There are really two scripts.
> 1 xdg-user-dirs-update. It generates user-dirs.* and it's run by the
> display manager (gdm, olpc-dm etc). In Fedora and in Debian it's done
> with a xinitrc.d script, but I assume other distributions will have
> something similar.
> 2 xdg-user-dirs-gtk-update. Tracks locale changes and creates gtk
> bookmarks file. It's part of the xdg-users-dirs-gtk GNOME module and
> it's run by gnome-session (through xdg autostart).
> Now, in a sugar-build tree, display manager stuff is handled by
> sugar-runner, so I think that's where we should run
> xdg-user-dirs-update.
> If we care about locale changes, then we should also run
> xdg-user-dirs-gtk-update in sugar, but that's a different issue
> anyway.

Daniel Narvaez

More information about the Sugar-devel mailing list