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Re: .desktop files of GNOME apps and path to these applications

Le mercredi 09 juillet 2008 à 13:14 +0200, Vincent Lefevre a écrit :
> 3. In config files, $PATH is generally used when one doesn't know
>    the location of the program, for flexibility, but this is not
>    the case here (see point 1).
> Here the choice of specifying an executable relative to $PATH should
> only be a choice made by the user himself.
> Other packages may be affected by the same problem.

This is a valid concern; we are already hardcoding paths for gnome-games
because their being in /usr/games is much more often a problem, but I
don’t see a good reason for not doing it for other files.

I have asked the question on the upstream ML in the hope we can fix this
issue directly.

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