Desktop Entry Standard and %d
dfaure at trolltech.com
Tue Oct 14 04:28:59 PDT 2008
On Thursday 03 July 2008, David Faure wrote:
> Does someone remember why Exec=somescript %d, got deprecated from the desktop entry standard
> (along with other such % things) between 0.9.8 and 1.0?
> It is still very much used in KDE to represent the directory part of %f, i.e. the current directory,
> for context menus over files in filemanagers. For instance an "Extract here" action on a tar.gz archive
> would use %d to pass the path to "here" to the application or script that does the extraction...
> Could it be de-deprecated? :)
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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