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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv4] Use XDG Base Directories instead of storing in home directory

On 05/03/2012 10:36 AM, William Jon McCann wrote:
> As defined in:
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html
> This offers a number of advantages:
>  * Allows sharing a home directory between different machines, or
> sessions (eg. using NFS)
>  * Cleanly separates cache, runtime (eg. sockets), or app data from
> user settings
>  * Supports performing smart or selective migration of settings
> between different OS versions
>  * Supports reseting settings without breaking things
>  * Makes it possible to clear cache data to make room when the disk
> is filling up
>  * Allows us to write a robust and efficient backup solution
>  * Allows an admin flexibility to change where data and settings are stored
>  * Dramatically reduces the complexity and incoherence of the
> system for administrators
> ---
>  AUTHORS                        |    1 +

> +  William Jon McCann   <jmccann redhat com>

Your From: line and your AUTHORS entry disagree.  For now, I pushed a
trivial fix under the build-breaker rule to get 'make syntax-check'
working again, but we can use .mailmap to fix things if you prefer one
address over the other in your AUTHORS listing.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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