[arch-general] How to safe configs to another path than ~

Patrick Burroughs (Celti) celticmadman at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 16:22:11 EDT 2013

If your apps all follow XDG specifications you could set
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME to cause them to put their configuration elsewhere.


On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 3:03 AM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-07-26 at 03:28 -0600, Chris Moline wrote:
>> > A way to get configs
>> >
>> to /music/production_0001, /music/production_0002 ... /music/production_9999
>> > is what I need.
>> I'm wondering what apps specifically do you use? I think we can help
>> you better if we know what those are.
> For example Qtractor, but I don't have a list of apps I'm using, I want
> be able to handle the app that will be written tomorrow too.
> For Qtractor it's easy to find the configuration
> in /home/rocketmouse/.config/rncbc.org/, so I could copy and restore it,
> but I hope there's a better way, than to do it like this.
> HOME=/path/foo app
> might work for some apps.

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