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Bug#741573: Two menu systems

Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com> writes:

> Thanks for pointing that out. desktop2menu is a perl script which uses
> the published perl bindings for .desktop files and has a start at a
> mapping from .desktop Categories to menu sections. It also doesn't
> correctly handle generating .xpm files for the icons.

> I think this does demonstrate that we could, with little effort, allow
> applications to ship only .desktop files and have the menu package take
> those and generate menu files for other systems.

Isn't this the tool that Sune wrote and mentioned earlier in this bug as
being incomplete and primarily useful for generating a template that
requires subsequent work?


Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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