Re: Desktop standards, MIME info cache, and Lintian
Michael Biebl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Okay, that matches my reasoning. I'll remove that tag in the next
>> version of Lintian. Thank you very much!
> Maybe i missinterpreted your conclusion, but this what I get in one of
> my packages:
> desktop-mimetype-without-update-call /usr/share/applications/...
> Now that we have triggers, I really don't see the benefit of adding such
> a lintian warning. Imho we should get rid of dh_icon and dh_desktop
> completely and also any manual update-desktop-database calls, not
> recommend to add such a call (to potentially a *lot* of packages).
I removed the requirement to call dh_desktop every time you have a
*.desktop file. I didn't remove the tag entirely since at the time we had
no triggers and you still did need to call update-desktop-database if the
*.desktop file has a MimeType key.
If there's a trigger now that handles this, I'll remove that as well. Was
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>