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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] The desktop file

Neil's away this week, so I will leave it up to you Alex to make this
change if you think it's best - or talk to Luke to change it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alex Bligh
> Sent: 29 May 2006 11:26
> To: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: Alex Bligh
> Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] The desktop file
> Vasil Dimov wrote:
> > The desktop file "does not work" on my Gnome 2.14 setup.
> > What happens is that after being installed in the correct directory 
> > the application does not appear in the graphics menu. Empirically I 
> > deduced that this line: "TryExec=xaralx" needs to be removed for 
> > XaraLX to appear in the graphics menu. Further testing showed that 
> > this is because I do not have executable named ``xaralx'' 
> on my system 
> > - the executable is called XaraLX.
> > 
> > There seems to be a difference between the executable name in the 
> > distributed binary archive (xaralx) and the one which gets 
> build from 
> > source (XaraLX). Is this correct? Any ideas for unifying these?
> Yep, we should be consistent about binary names. My personal 
> preference would be to change the name of the built binary to 
> "xaralx", which would match what the current installers use 
> in the binary distribution - if only because capitals are a 
> little unusual (but not unheard of). That mean the manpages 
> etc. should all be in lowercase too.
> Neil?
> Alex