Relative paths in .desktop, .service files' Exec= lines

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at
Mon Jun 20 17:56:42 UTC 2016

Am 20.06.2016 um 19:24 schrieb Simon McVittie:
> My preferred proposal: relative to .desktop file
> ================================================
Looks good to me.

> * The meaning of Exec=foo in .desktop files is well-defined in the
>   spec: it searches $PATH for foo, in the same way execlp() would.
In environments using DBUS on windows this option will also search in
the same location as the executable, which initiated running the exec
line from the service file.


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