[Fedora-packaging] guideline for OnlyShowIn?

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 28 16:26:24 UTC 2009

On 2009-01-28 at 10:53:05 -0500, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
> Per:
> "Base KDE applications (e.g. ksysguard) should have OnlyShowIn=KDE"
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481739
> Prompted me to try to come up with a good/simple guideline when it is and is
> not appropriate to use OnlyShowIn.  Problem is, I couldn't, not easily or
> quickly anyway.
> I thought I'd start on the packaging list first, any thoughts?

Well, let me turn that around, when is it ever appropriate to use
"OnlyShowIn="? I can't think of a case where it would be appropriate,
aside from some sort of KDE or GNOME Configuration utility (and by that,
I mean "a utility for configuring KDE/GNOME").


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