[Fedora-packaging] desktop-file-install --vendor=... proposal, comments?

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Sep 26 16:52:40 UTC 2006

Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> For some reason that confuses me a bit.  The first line after the
> example says "we're going to talk about --vendor in the context of the
> menu spec", then the first item says not to use --vendor at all and
> the second item talks about KDE and --dir.

In the context of --vendor, using a subdir is (relatively) equivalent.

> Plus, I'm not sure how I'm supposed to know if the upstream provides
> vendor_id.

If the .desktop filenames are either of the form:
then upstream is providing them.

Does that help?

-- Rex

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