[Pkg-ime-devel] [ibus] about ibus input engine packaging.

Daiki Ueno ueno at unixuser.org
Sat Jun 8 22:52:03 UTC 2013

Hi Ying-Chun,

"Ying-Chun Liu (PaulLiu)" <paulliu at debian.org> writes:

> To fix this, I think that we can file bugs to the input engines
> packages. Ask them to multi-arch it and then make a symbolic link from
> usr/lib/<arch>/<package>/ibus-setup-<engine> to /usr/lib/<arch>/ibus.
> But this will be a massive filing bug reports. So I'm asking if there's
> any better ideas for this.

Maybe today's preferred way to find the setup executable is reading
ibus-setup-<engine>.desktop, as gnome-control-center does[1].  Most of
major engines have shipped the file these days, e.g.:


Unfortunately ibus-setup doesn't seem to support it yet, but the patch
should be fairly simple.


[1]  https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-control-center/tree/panels/region/cc-region-panel.c#n739

Daiki Ueno

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