.desktop security and using kde in multiple prefixes

Alex Merry kde at randomguy3.me.uk
Fri Oct 1 17:50:11 BST 2010

On Friday 01 October 2010 18:37:07 David Faure wrote:
> ==> Is it OK if I chmod a+x all the .desktop files installed by KDE?
> The prefix-check was just a way to avoid having to do that, but IMHO it's
> the right way to do it so that it works in all cases.

Well, it was more than that, because there are other packages that provide 
desktop files.  But that's not to say it wouldn't be a good idea.

How extensive were you intending to be?  All main modules?  With extragear?  

> (I wonder if svn will let me commit chmod changes? Do I need to change a
> property instead?)

No, you'll have to set the svn:executable property.  The value doesn't matter, 
but subversion apparently forces it to be * anyway.

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