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Please consider adopting the freedesktop.org standard.
This would reduce home directory pollution and follow the expected behavior of linux applications, which can also help with backup programs which ignore ~/.cache.
The change should be simple, generally it's just checking for the XDG base directory environmental variables, and if they don't exist, default to using ~/.config for configurations, and ~/.cache for cache. ~/.application_name should be avoided.
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This implementation falls back to the legacy ~/.nicotine directory if it exists.
Otherwise, two new directories used:
- XDG_CONFIG_HOME/nicotine/: config files.
- XDG_DATA_HOME/nicotine/: database, plugins, logs, incomplete downloads, etc.