kmenuedit considered harmful

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Tue Nov 8 10:07:37 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 08 November 2005 10:59, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> I have had two colleagues in the office in this week that managed to hose
> the KDE menu with kmenuedit.
> If you "delete" an item, there is no easy way to get it back; what people
> may want to do is to disable some of the menu entries, but once in a while
> they want them back. And if you "delete" by mistake a complete submenu you
> are on your own.
> I'm sure the program can be fixed, but given that we are nearing a release,
> should we still ship the program?

Not unless there's a go-back-to-the defaults button on it. I did without the 
k-menu for two months until I discovered that the menu configuration isn't 
actually kept in .kde. Stupid me, of course, but apparently I'm not the only 

Boudewijn Rempt
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