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Re: Is menu orphaned? (Was: Debian Menu transition status)

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 05:42:27PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Bill Allombert wrote:
> Before I think about a patch I wonder whether this is really
> working for any window manager.   I changed cdd-menu accordingly
> which you can see at
>     http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/cdd/cdd/trunk/cdd/share/menu/cdd-menu?op=diff&rev=0&sc=0

Your check 'grep -q -c ^!C' is wrong and useless since it might catch 
!C in the middle of the file. It is simpler to always add !C menu-1

> If you call /usr/share/menu/cdd-menu as user and have med-bio
> installed, you get an output like this:
> !C menu-1
> ?package(arb):needs="X11" section="Med/Biology" \
>   title="Arb"  icon="/usr/share/arb/arb.xpm" command="/usr/bin/arb"
> !C menu-1
> ?package(libvibrant6):command="/usr/bin/vibrate /usr/bin/bl2seq" 
> needs="X11" \
>         section="Med/Biology/Blast2" title="bl2seq" hints="Biology" 
>         icon="/usr/share/pixmaps/ncbilogo.xpm"

Thare are two missing  '\', one at the end of the fisrt line,
on at the end of the third line (unless you reformatted it).
> This leads to the wanted user menu in Xfce4 (unchanged behaviour as before).
> Unfortunately fvwm has no menu and if I start sawfish I just get

You probably have fvwm and/or sawfish misconfigured.

You can use 'update-menu --stdout' to see what are the menu entries from
the point of view of menu, and compare the output before and after. 

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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