Re: warning: menu-command-not-in-package
firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter Jay Salzman) writes:
> On Mon 13 Dec 04, 12:10 PM, Brian Nelson <email@example.com> said:
>> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 02:55:28PM -0500, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>> > My first package is ALMOST lintian clean. One warning:
>> > $ lintian -i yadex_1.7.0-1_i386.deb
>> > W: yadex: menu-command-not-in-package /usr/lib/menu/yadex:2
>> > x-terminal-emulator
>> > N:
>> > N: The menu item specifies a command which is not available in the
>> > N: package. In most cases this is a typo or after you moved a binary
>> > N: around, but forgot to update the menu file.
>> > N:
>> > My debian/yadex.menu file:
>> > ?package(yadex): needs="x11" section="Games/Arcade" title="yadex" \
>> > hints="Doom,3D" command="x-terminal-emulator -e /usr/games/yadex"
>> Why not just do command="/usr/games/yadex"?
> The way Yadex (a Doom WAD editor) starts is kind of wierd. You start it from
> a terminal, but when you want to edit a WAD file:
> 1. In the terminal you type "e whatever" to edit a level
> 2. Yadex uses xlib to put up its own x11 Window in which you graphically
> edit a WAD's level.
> I'm trying to think of another program that does this to give as an example,
> and I'm drawing a blank. In any event, you have to start the program in any
> kind of terminal, and then to do anything even slightly useful, it spawns its
> own specialized x11 window.
> Very different from a "normal" x11 program which immediately spawns its own
> window when you run the executable.
OK, so it sounds like you're right and lintian's wrong. IMO, you should
install a lintian override to suppress the warning and just carry on
with your current packaging.
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