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Bug#537737: Please gives warning about 'OnlyShowIn=' in .desktop file.

Package: lintian
Version: 2.2.12
Severity: wishlist

Dear Maintainer,

Some packages use 'OnlyShowIn=GNOME;' or 'OnlyShowIn=GNOME;XFCE;' or 
even OnlyShowIn=GNOME;KDE;XFCE; in it's XDG's .desktop file. But these
packages are also works in desktops other than the desktops specificed, 
such as LXDE.

Here are the list of packages in sid with keyword 'Show' in it's XDG
autostart .desktop file:

The nm-applet is a good example as it did that in a proper way. And
somehow trackerd specificd only 'GNOME;KDE;XFCE;' but there are more
desktops than 'GNOME;KDE;XFCE;' in debian.

So, as the subject says, please give warning about 'OnlyShowIn=' in
.desktop file.

Best regards,


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=zh_TW.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=zh_TW.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages lintian depends on:
ii  binutils               2.19.1-1          The GNU assembler, linker and bina
ii  diffstat               1.47-1            produces graph of changes introduc
ii  dpkg-dev               Debian package development tools
ii  file                   5.03-1            Determines file type using "magic"
ii  gettext                0.17-6            GNU Internationalization utilities
ii  intltool-debian        0.35.0+20060710.1 Help i18n of RFC822 compliant conf
ii  libapt-pkg-perl        0.1.23            Perl interface to libapt-pkg
ii  libipc-run-perl        0.82-1            Perl module for running processes
ii  libparse-debianchangel 1.1.1-2           parse Debian changelogs and output
ii  libtimedate-perl       1.1600-9          Time and date functions for Perl
ii  liburi-perl            1.37+dfsg-1       Manipulates and accesses URI strin
ii  man-db                 2.5.5-2           on-line manual pager
ii  perl [libdigest-sha-pe 5.10.0-24         Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 

lintian recommends no packages.

Versions of packages lintian suggests:
pn  binutils-multiarch            <none>     (no description available)
pn  libtext-template-perl         <none>     (no description available)
ii  man-db                        2.5.5-2    on-line manual pager

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