desktop file into applnk ? (kde4)

Laurent Montel montel at
Tue May 30 07:35:00 BST 2006

On Tuesday 30 May 2006 01:10, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> 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.

Agree with you, move them into services is a good idea, and we can move after 
all files outside of applnk.
After this changes (and after I will move all desktop file into applications) 
I disable "${APPLNK_INSTALL_DIR}" into cmake build system.


> Cheers,
> Waldo

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