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
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"
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.
Imagine a large red swirl here.