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Re: KDE 3.4 conflics with Gnome 2.10

* cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis) [Wed, 11 May 2005 19:33:07 +0200]:
> On Wednesday 11 May 2005 16:36, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> > Le Mercredi 11 Mai 2005 15:58, Leandro Guimaraens Faria Corcete Dutra a
> > > (--unpack): tentando sobrescrever `/etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu',

> > make me think that the file has always been in kdelibs-data, so that the
> > problem is in gnom 2.10 packages and not the reverse.

> not really, neither gnome nor kde packages are the rigt place for this so 
> both are buggy here:
> /etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu is the default place for the 
> _cross-desktop_ menu specified by the freedesktop base-directory spec

> -> any menu there will be used by (at least) current KDE, current GNOME, and 
> XFCE >= 4.2 (not sure what version is in Debian currently)
  Hey cobaco! :)

> -> having this shared file owned by _any_one_ of the desktops is bound to 
> lead to endless bickering and flamewars (not to mention that it will 
> effectively force everyone to install the core of that desktop), 

  Yup, Christopher has already moved the file in svn, and I'm really
  hoping that the GNOME packagers will move theirs too. This probably
  needs being pushed upstream, right?

> the right place to put this is probably the menu-xdg package, as that's the 
> package that's supposed to deal with the freedesktop menu standard in 
> Debian AIUI


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