[Fedora-packaging] DesktopFiles proposal

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jan 16 20:49:36 UTC 2007


Motivations for updating the existing guideline:
  * reference desktop-entry-spec, including adding a SHOULD/MUST to 
comply with it.

  * Make it clear usage of desktop-file-install is not mandatory, but 
only required if you need to manually manipulate apps' .desktop file or 
to install a previously lacking one.

  * update examples:
     mention --add-category/--remove-category
     modify an already-installed .desktop file (e.g. moving it from 
%_datadir/applnk/<foo>/ to %{_datadir}/applications )

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