[vlc-devel] snapshot / video directories with vlc (follow-up)

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Aug 24 21:17:35 CEST 2009

Le jeudi 20 août 2009 00:13:14 brezhoneg1, vous avez écrit :
> As a follow-up to previous emails regarding default snapshot and video
> directories, here are some more thoughts (and patches available if
> deemed of interest)
> - Using "well-known" directories vs. using vlc own subdirectories :
>   ---------------------------------------------------------------
>     Both approaches are legitimate. Some may prefer saving
> snapshots/videos within the vlc environment in subdirectories where it
> can be easily uninstalled as part of a vlc uninstall procedure.

I think .local/share/vlc is meant for VLC-specific data, i.e. files that only 
VLC can/should parse, such as the LUA script or skin material.

For generic files, especially recorded files, I think we should simply use the 
generic user directories.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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