[Pkg-dia-team] Bug#689293: dia menu entry should use /usr/bin/dia not /usr/bin/dia-normal
nautsch2 at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 4 07:07:35 UTC 2012
On 03.10.2012 12:38, schrieb Roland Stigge:
> Thanks you for your report!
> On 01/10/12 10:30, Andre Naujoks wrote:
>> The installation of dia should add a menu entry to start dia with the
>> link in /usr/bin/dia, so the choice of the alternatives system is taken
>> into account.
>> Currently /usr/bin/dia-normal is used, which bypasses the alternatives
> Interesting question. Currently, dia just installs menu files for
> dia(-normal) and dia-gnome each, which will both appear in the menu, if
> Now I wonder if menu entries should follow alternative system choices or
> not. Is there a policy about that or some common practice in other packages?
Now that you mention it, I think I don't know any other package that
uses the alternatives system the way dia does. The choice is basically a
command line parameter.
But I think dia should start in the same configuration regardless of
where it is started from, be it a menu or the command line.
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