[Build-common-hackers] Bug#439717: dh_desktop: no patch needed

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 01:22:24 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 07:50:40PM -0400, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> Looking into this further, I believe no patch to cdbs is required.
> Simply including /usr/share/cdbs/1/class/gnome.mk sometime after
> including /usr/share/cdbs/1/rules/debhelper.mk appears to be
> sufficient to cause dh_desktop to be run at the correct time.  At
> least for my package, this is sufficient to remove the lintian
> warning.

I can't help thinking that may have disastrous consequences for
packages that have nothing to do with GNOME, particularly if gnome.mk
decides to do something "more gnomey" in future -- currently it
appears to merely invoke dh_gconf, dh_desktop and dh_icons.

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