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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-55946

QtWebEngineProcess should use QStandardPaths::DataLocation for fallback dir

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4: Low
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 5.7.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: WebEngine
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      Description

      It seems QtWebEngineProcess always creates ~/.QtWebEngineProcess, without e.g. respecting XDG_DATA_DIR on Linux.

      Instead, I think it should use QStandardPaths::writableLocation(QStandardPaths::DataLocation) to use a more correct place, unless there's a good reason for it to be hardcoded to the home directory I'm missing?

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            qt_webengine_team Qt WebEngine Team
            Reporter:
            the compiler Florian Bruhin
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