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Re: /usr/lib/menu vs .desktop files - possible mass bug filling

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 08:05:42PM +0200, Artur R. Czechowski wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to know your opinion about creating menu from Debian packages.
> Debian Policy. section 9.6 says that, under some conditions (not significant
> in this case), package should register a menu entry for its applications,
> for users of the menu and pdmenu packages.
> I've found[1] 48 packages[3] which have ${packagename}.desktop in
> /usr/share/gnome/apps subdirectories without menu file in /usr/lib/menu.

Your script is buggy. I didn't look into how buggy yet, but it
definitely detects a lot more than just the menu related .desktop
files. The .desktop files do a lot more than just create menu entries
depending on where they are in the filesystem.


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