[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#671600: /usr/bin/desktop-file-validate: XFCE is not a valid category

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat May 5 08:29:19 UTC 2012

Package: desktop-file-utils
Version: 0.18-1
Severity: normal
File: /usr/bin/desktop-file-validate
Owner: pkg-xfce-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org


in Xfce 4.10, the XFCE category is used in desktop files, which
desktop-file-validate triggers on:

/usr/share/applications/xfce4-settings-editor.desktop: error: value
"XFCE;GTK;Settings;DesktopSettings;X-XFCE-SettingsDialog;" for key
"Categories" in group "Desktop Entry" contains an unregistered value
"XFCE"; values extending the format should start with "X-"

but XFCE is now a valid category per

Could you update the database?

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages desktop-file-utils depends on:
ii  libc6         2.13-32
ii  libglib2.0-0  2.32.2-1

desktop-file-utils recommends no packages.

desktop-file-utils suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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