On Sat, 2008-04-26 at 14:07 +1000, David Timms wrote:
Christopher Aillon wrote:
> I got recently called out for using desktop-file-validate instead of
> desktop-file-install when the upstream .desktop file is correct, doesn't
> need to be changed, and make install already places it in the correct
This all makes good sense; but what are the actual differences between
-validate and -install ?
Does install call validate ?
Install validates the file that gets installed, but additionally, it
lets you make changes to the file before installing it, like
adding/removing OnlyShowIn keys, or changing categories, etc.