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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] The desktop file
- From: "Neil Howe" <NeilH@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 17:47:32 +0100
- 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
> > 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
> > 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.
Yes we should change the make target from XaraLX to xaralx to match the
autopackage. Can you do this please Luke and then I'll tweak the build
script on the build server to match.