Re: [code] [Textadept] .desktop file has a few issues

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <paaguti.att.gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 12:30:19 +0200

Nice way to put it 'glorified cp' LoL... It'll be OK for now not to use
desktop-file-install ... But let's see what the future brings...

PA

El 2 may. 2017 17:59, "Mitchell" <m.att.foicica.com> escribió:

> Hi Pedro,
>
> On Mon, 1 May 2017, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:
>
> Hi Mitchell,
>>
>> /usr/share/pixmaps seems to be sufficient in GNOME3 and XFCE. As I
>> progress
>> through more desktops, I'll tell you if I find something that needs to be
>> fixed. I have also found that we can live without the hicolor theme.
>>
>
> Great.
>
> Regarding the freedesktop tools, here is what I mean.
>>
>> install_desktop:
>> install -d $(DESTDIR)$(XDG_DATA_DIR)
>> for d in $(patsubst ../%,%.desktop,$(patsubst
>> ../textadeptjit%,../textadept%,$(install_targets))); do \
>> desktop-file-install --dir=$(DESTDIR)$(XDG_DATA_DIR) $$d ;\
>> done
>>
>> The desktop-file-install command is the standard tool from
>> freedesktop.org.
>> It also allows you to edit the .desktop file when installing it. The
>> patsubst is suboptimal, since it will make a double installation for
>> install_targets=../textadept
>> ../textadeptjit,
>> but it is good enough not to install the desktop file for the curses
>> version if you don't compile it ;-)
>>
>
> I don't think modifications to Textadept's .desktop files are necessary
> anymore, so desktop-file-install would just be a glorified "cp" or
> "install" command, but an extra dependency. It's best to do without it.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
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