[Fedora-packaging] Re: --add-category X-Fedora option to desktop-file-install not necessary nor used.

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Oct 26 15:00:46 UTC 2006

Jesse Keating wrote:

> This just adds noise and cruft to desktop files and spec files.  It is not
> used by anything.
> Likewise --vendor fedora, but current desktop-file-install requires a
> vendor
> even though it isn't in use.  We'll be fixing that shortly though.

--vendor is recommended by the menu spec, but I'm not sure it should be
mandatory (I'm leaning toward no).

> So for now, can I get votes to remove the --add-category X-Fedora line
> from the guidelines?

I don't see the facility in this either, +1.

-- Rex

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