[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#558308: closing 558308
morph at debian.org
Fri Apr 1 18:45:19 UTC 2011
clone 558308 -1
reassign -1 menu-xdg
retitle -1 provides a menu-file in /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/
Filing as a bug against menu-xdg, just to not forget about it.
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:10, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:03 PM, Sandro Tosi <morph at debian.org> wrote:
>> Thanks for answering!
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 22:24, Lionel Le Folgoc <mrpouit at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> In Xfce 4.8, there's a new library called garcon that is responsible for
>>> building the menu. It should be (fully) xdg compliant, and it supports menu
>>> merging. However, there's no debian menu ready to be merged (shipped in
>>> /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged), so you will probably need to build one
>> How am I gonna do it? will XFCE ship (or provide somewere (wiki?)) a
>> doc about create a "custom" debian menu? shouldn't it be available by
>> default on a... debian system? :)
>> Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
>> My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
>> Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
> Well, garcon complies with the xdg menu spec, so following
> <http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/menu-spec-latest.html> is
> possible, or using any menu editor.
> The easiest solution would be for the menu-xdg package to provide, in
> addition of its current /etc/xdg/menus/debian-menu.menu, a menu file in
> /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/, which would create a Debian
> submenu/category. This would allow people who only want the debian menu
> to choose debian-menu.menu as their main menu file, and people who want
> a desktop environment menu with the debian menu in it to automatically
> have it merged, thanks to the applications-merged directory.
> If you have menu-xdg already installed, you can simulate that by editing
> your default menu file (e.g. copy /etc/xdg/menus/xfce-applications.menu
> to ~/.config/menus/), and adding to it:
> And then all the debian menu will appear in a dedicated category. But I
> don't really think this should be enabled/shipped by default, because the
> debian menu and the xdg one are totally redundant.
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi
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