wineshelllink: fall back to $HOME if $HOME/Desktop does not exist

James Hawkins truiken at
Fri Apr 20 21:45:34 CDT 2007

On 4/20/07, Jeff L <lats at> wrote:
> James Hawkins wrote:
> >>
> >> Is there a reason why we should not just create a Desktop directory?
> >> Seems neater than cluttering up the home.
> >>
> > I sure wouldn't want some app creating a Desktop directory in my home
> > folder if it didn't exist before.
> I don't know which is better, a lot of files appearing in my home or a
> new directory.  Lots of apps create directories to organise files and we
> take it on the chin.

The directories you're referring to are usually hidden directories.

James Hawkins

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