Re: Nautilus configuration files

On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 05:43:57PM -0500, Peter O'Shea wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-11-28 at 11:28, Gaute Lindkvist wrote:
> <snip>
> > 
> > The ones in .nautilus/metafile are just files that state how the
> > individual folders and files should be presented in Nautilus. They are
> > manipulated by using the Nautilus GUI, changing the size of a window will
> > for instance store the window size in a file corresponding to that
> > directory, so that the window size will be the same the next time you open
> > a new window with that location. They are not really user-configuration,
> > but automatically stored metadata.
> > 
> > Gaute
> Does that mean that the .nautilus-metafile.xml files that are scattered
> around my tree are now obsolete, and replaced by ~/.nautilus/metafile/
> files?

I think the way it used to work is that nautilus would write to the
directory the metafile was for when possible (so the metadata would
move along with the dir), and fall back to your home directory
if the directory wasn't writable.


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