[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#436525: Bug#436525: Bug#436525: xfce4: does not adhere to new Debian menu policy
corsac at corsac.net
Fri Nov 2 13:52:31 UTC 2007
On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 05:58:33AM +0000, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On mer, 2007-08-08 at 01:09 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > the xfce menu does not adhere to the new debian menu policy.
> > recently, a lot of the menus were renamed and reordered . this is
> > also discussed in bug report #361418 .
> > the problem is that new packages built for menu 2.1.35 or newer may
> > not have correct entries in the xfce menu (if the heirarchy has been
> > changed).
> > note that the gnome menu has already been updated to support this
> > transition. this caused me to scratch my head for way too long because
> > the menu entry for a package i am working on was not showing up under
> > xfce, but it did in gnome.
> > i am marking this as important for now, but it might need to be
> > considered serious since the menu is not presented as directed by the
> > debian menu policy.
> > thanks for all the hard work.
> I'm not completely aware of the way Debian menus are generated for Xfce,
> but afaict, the menu used by xfdesktop is generated with update-menus,
> using /etc/menu-methods/xfdesktop4.
> Did you try to run update-menus after working on your package? What is
> the precise problem? How does your application appear
> in /etc/xdg/xfce4/menu/menudefs.hook?
Mhmh, do you have any problem with this? Any news or something?
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