Linux dpkg Software Report

Brian McKee brian.mckee at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 22:00:11 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2009-12-31 at 14:48 -0800, Ray Parrish wrote:
>  a configuration file in 
> /home$USERNAME/.dpkgSoftwareReport which can be used to specify the 
> output folder for the files it generates.
I would suggest you use ~/.config/dpkgSoftwareReport
The new standards suggest that's the best place for it
http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html
The clutter of all those .whatever files was getting pretty bad.

You might want to wander through that spec to figure out where to keep
your other files as well.

Brian
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