[haiku-development] Re: Tracker feature cleanup

  • From: Rene Gollent <anevilyak@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:03:37 -0600

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 2:49 AM, Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I've found this feature confusing the first time I saw it. IMHO, the Trash
> folder should simply not be in the Desktop. I absolutely agree with Desktop
> being in my home folder, but I don't think creating "home(/Desktop)" on
> every BFS volume makes *any* sense. And I think it only happens because of
> Trash being in home/Desktop. I would greatly appreciate if this got
> changed. It will all make even less sense when really switching to
> multi-user. I think Trash should be a hidden folder in the root of every
> BFS volume, and each user should have a subfolder in Trash, with Tracker
> completely ignoring the Trash folders of other users.

No longer hiding the desktop + /boot/var implemented in r35040. I've
created enhancement ticket #5245 to cover the suggested Trash-related
enhancements with the proposed changes + some related caveats.
Suggestions/comments welcome. If someone else wants to take up that
ticket, they're welcome to, I'm going to be short on time to work on
it for a while as I'll shortly be relocating and might be offline for
a bit.



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