Proposal of release blocker (missing translations for some .desktop files)

David Edmundson david at
Sun Jan 3 21:53:14 GMT 2021

On Sun, Jan 3, 2021 at 5:16 PM Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at> wrote:
> Hi,
> scripty recognizes a few extensions as "desktop files" and extract their
> strings. Additional files can be added by adding an file which
> lists them.
> So far, is *not* a recognized pattern by default.
> There has been an increase of repositories which use

That may be my fault.

I introduced a macro into extra-cmake-modules

which takes runs cmake configure and installs as

That macro wasn't explicitly intended for .desktop file usage, but
it's certainly a place where I can imagine it being used.

>revert to .desktop.cmake as expected)

Is it expected as some form of standard? If so, I can change that
macro to look for .in or .cmake files.
I remember in the review a discussion on the suffix for configurable
files and came to the conclusion that it was somewhat random, but .in
was the more common.


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