I’ve pushed a series of commits to deal with Location of personal init file (XDG_CONFIG_HOME). The commit message on the main repo is
MODIFIED: Place the personal init file in a common place on all operating systems. This directory is located in one of the directories below and names `swi-prolog` - Windows: CSIDL directory APPDATA (see win_folder/2) - Otherwise - $XDG_CONFIG_HOME - $HOME/.config In this directory we find: - init.pl (previously .swiplrc or swipl.ini (Windows) Personal initialization file - lib (previously ~/lib/prolog) Personal library - pack (previously ~/lib/swipl/pack) Installed add-ons. - xpce (previously ~/.xpce) Directory holding xpce application data If you use multiple versions we suggest to create the new hierarchy and make symbolic links from the old locations. Windows users will have to live with copies.
If you update by pulling git and running make/ninja instead of using a clean build you get a crash from xpce. This can be solved by first running this to delete the quick load files. At some point this should be fixed in the CMake files
find . -name '*.qlf' | xargs rm
I don’t think the conversion is too painful. If you disagree and see (simple) ways to improve, please share.