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Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Dec 5 05:57:55 UTC 2011

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> Looking at the pkgdb page, it looks like kdebase is only showing up for
> the
> "Terminal" app for F-12.  Looking at that old package, there is a .desktop
> that contains Name=Terminal there but it's not konsole:
> I'm going to be looking into getting rid of the EOL release builds next
> week so this will probably cease to be a problem but I do wonder if this
> is
> a bug.  Is kappfinder just using the .desktop format to keep its own
> database?  Should the pkgdb import script just scan for files in
>   regex:  /usr/share/applications/.*\.desktop

kappfinder is dead and buried (so don't worry about that one too much), but 
using something like the aforementioned regex does make some sense in 
following where to look for .desktop's per the spec (in 
$XDG_DATA_DIRS/applications I think)

-- rex

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