[Pulp-dev] Pulp CLI MVP User Stories

David Davis daviddavis at redhat.com
Wed May 9 16:17:33 UTC 2018



On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 7:31 AM, Jeremy Audet <jaudet at redhat.com> wrote:

> A configuration file in the user's home dir, right?
>> Yes, exactly.
> Can we make sure to avoid placing configuration files directly in users
> home directories, and instead place them into directories like ~/.config?
> This is in line with the XDG Base Directory Specification
> <https://specifications.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html>.
> The spec is pretty straightforward, but Pulp Smash uses pyxdg
> <https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/pyxdg/> to avoid mistakes.
> There's two big benefits to doing this:
>    - Less clutter in home directories.
>    - Guidance on what to do with other types of files, such as cached
>    files and runtime files.
> Projects such as git, htop, lftp, mpd, neovim, tmuxinator, boybo, and more
> do this.
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