[wellylug] /home/$USERNAME/evolution

Jethro Carr dodocaptain at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jul 12 18:17:34 NZST 2004

On Mon, 2004-07-12 at 17:55, Chris Hodgetts wrote:
> Does anyone know if I can make it .evolution and have it still work?
> I was talking to a friend who is on the Evo. mail list, and he was
> saying that they dont, because they consider . folders to be used for
> configuration, and the evo folder contains more than just config files.
> However, me and my "Clean Desktop / Clean Desk" policy have come to
> nearing the end of the line with the fact that I have a folder in my
> home directory called evolution, that contains data, that I am never
> going to touch anyway..
> Just wondered if it would cause any issues, or if anyone has done it..
> And no .....
> I dont want to change e-mail clients, I like Evolution ... just not the
> attitude of the developers and there instantness to keep a folder in
> your home directory  that is essentially useless.....

I'm not sure if you can, and it was annoying for me untill I got use to


this folder is quite important, as it contains all your email. If you
plan to do backups it's good to have. If you have it as .evolution, it
will not be copied with cp *

-- Jethro

dodocaptain at paradise.net.nz



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