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

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Tue Apr 7 13:29:53 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 07 April 2009 10:50:45 Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Another thought (but please note that I still haven't looked looked
> closely at this bugreport - am just replying to your recent messages):
> If it is safe to always run dh_debhelper (e.g. it does not require new
> dependencies) then perhaps it should be added to debhelper.mk (and
> dropped from gnome.mk if that snippet depend on debhelper).  My
> reasoning here is that I suspect desktop files are not GNOME-specific,
> so should be equally easy handled for other desktops too.

Desktop files are not GNOME-specific, but the actions that dh_desktop produces 
are apparently GNOME-specific.

Ultimately, converting dh_desktop and dh_icons to dpkg triggers will be the 
best solution.

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