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No problem :) XDG_DATA_HOME comes from XDG Base Directory Specification  - it's worth checking out. Yeah, recursive mkdir would do the trick but it would be confusing for users with locales different than English. Yeah, dot directories are hidden. On the other hand programs dumping their content in $HOME are pretty annoying, Simple soluton might be  „Open directory with schematics” button in game. 

Anyway, feel free to remove this thread from comments if you like. It got quit big and since bug will be fixed there's no reason to scare potential users :D


I just uploaded v0.16.2 which changes the user data folder location on Linux. The order of the various checks is now the following:

  1. If XDG_DATA_HOME env var is defined then the user data folder path is $XDG_DATA_HOME/DLS/
  2. If XDG_DATA_HOME isn't defined, the user data folder path is $HOME/.local/share/DLS/
  3. If, for any reason, the HOME env var cannot be determined, the user data folder path is the same as the installation folder.

I'll be glad to hear back from you once you find the time to test it. 

There's no need to delete this thread even if the bug has been fixed. If you want, you can edit your first comment to mention that the bug has been fixed in v0.16.2 :)


Works fine, thank you :)