[Build-common-hackers] Bug#439717: cdbs: run dh_desktop if there's a debian/package.desktop file

Bernd Zeimetz bernd at bzed.de
Sun Aug 26 21:33:51 UTC 2007

Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
>> If I understand my fast grep right, dh_desktop is only run in the
>> gnome include file. It should be run for all packaging types, if
>> there's a package.desktop file present - for example for python
>> applications, which are using gtk/wx/qt/...
> The thing about dh_desktop is, it's barely documented.  I have no idea 
> what it does or why one would want to call it.  I'd like that to be 
> addressed first.
Imho the manpage documents it pretty well, there's not much to document
about it. As the manpage describs it, the developer has to take care of
installing the file, so I guess that's not a problem cdbs needs to take
care of. JoeyH can probably tell you more.

Bernd Zeimetz
<bernd at bzed.de>                         <http://bzed.de/>

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