Bug#895170: desktop-file-utils: won't configure because of XDG_DATA_DIRS

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 13:43:24 UTC 2018

On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 4:02 AM, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at debian.org> wrote:
> On 08/04/18 05:26, Francois-Rene Rideau wrote:
>> Note that XDG defines several environment variables, and that
>> system configuration scripts should ignore all such user variables.
> What makes you believe that?
When installing a system package, the installation should be
predictable and not depend on whatever environment variables the user
happens to export or not export at the time of installation.

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