[haiku-bugs] Re: [Haiku] #8167: /boot/home/config/be is missing breaking the Deskbar

  • From: "zooey" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 09:44:09 -0000

#8167: /boot/home/config/be is missing breaking the Deskbar
   Reporter:  bbjimmy               |      Owner:  axeld
       Type:  bug                   |     Status:  closed
   Priority:  normal                |  Milestone:  R1
  Component:  Applications/Deskbar  |    Version:  R1/Development
 Resolution:  fixed                 |   Keywords:
 Blocked By:                        |   Blocking:
Has a Patch:  0                     |   Platform:  All
Changes (by zooey):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 Replying to [comment:2 bbjimmy]:
 > Most installers execute a shell script to place a symlink in the Deskbar
 menu. Beos used ~/config/be for the Deskbar menu. Haiku is now using
 ~/config/settings/deskbar for the Deskbar menu. I don't think that
 B_USER_DESKBAR_MENU_DIRECTORY will override a directory path placed in a
 shell script or compiled installer for a legacy (BoOS r5)  program.

 If it doesn't, that's just an indication that the program should use
 find_directory (either the function or the cmdline utility). :-)

 Anyway, since I'm sure many programs/installers have hardcoded the path,
 we do need the compatibility link in the right place.

 Fixed in hrev43374.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/8167#comment:4>
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