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Re: Experiment: an RPM that shows uninstalled apps in main menu



Denis Leroy (denis poolshark org) said: 
> For kicks and giggles, I hacked up a proof-of-concept RPM here for F-8 :
>
> http://www.poolshark.org/src/fedora-apps-0.1-1.fc8.i386.rpm
>
> After installation, you'll have to restart the gnome-panel with a quick 
> 'killall gnome-panel'. The rpm is 5 MB, which is not bad for almost 1000 
> apps (remember we're only talking about GUI apps here, i.e. apps that 
> install a desktop file).

Interesting idea. You're setting yourself up for a lot of pain on the
package maintenance side, I fear.

Bill


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