desktop file into applnk ? (kde4)

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Tue May 30 00:10:34 BST 2006

On Monday 29 May 2006 13:26, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Monday 29 May 2006 13:54, Torsten Rahn wrote:
> > I could imagine that when moving towards xdg-menu compatibility you'll
> > find yourself wanting to extend the desktop entry spec to better honor
> > the needs of screensaver-.desktop files, but that's just a guess.
> do these really need to be in the applnk/ or applications/ directories at
> all? does it make sense to instead just put them in services and use
> ksycoca to locate and load them? the screensaver apps are executable on
> their own, but i don't think it really make it necessary to put them in
> applications/ (or applnk/ for that matter)
> i also see that we support a share/apps/scrsav/ directory. anyone know what
> the history behind that is? can support for it be dropped?
> if moving the screensaver desktop files into services/ is palatable, i'm
> happy to make the necessary changes in the code.

I think it makes more sense to move them to services, having them under 
applnk/ seems to me mostly an historic artefact.

Linux Client Architect - Channel Platform Solutions Group - Intel Corporation
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