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Re: Debian menu system update

On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 06:24, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 11:08:00PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > I have read it, and I have still difficulty to understand its
> > > full implication.
> > 
> > The implication is basically that we use it as the format of our menu
> > database (instead of /usr/lib/menu), and convert the menu-methods to
> > taking that information and translating it to legacy formats such as the
> > fvwm menu system.
> How GNOME and KDE will honor menu configuration in /etc/menu,
> /etc/menu-method/menu.h, ~/.menu and ~/.menu-method/menu.h with your
> scheme ?

We will likely have to break backwards compatibility, if that's what
you're asking.  But that's what Debian major releases are for: sarge
will do that with g++, python, probably perl...

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