[Ftp-release] desktop-file-utils 0.24 released

Hans Petter Jansson hpj at copyleft.no
Thu Jul 25 22:50:18 UTC 2019

desktop-file-utils 0.24

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Changes since 0.23

  - Allow desktop file spec version 1.2 (Severin Glöckner).
  - Add Budgie, Deepin, Enlightenment and Pantheon to list of
    registered desktop environments (fdo#10, fdo#11, fdo#16, oldfdo#97385)
    (Ikey Doherty, sensor.wen, Joonas Niilola, David Faure).

  - Sort output lines internally to conserve reproduceability (fdo#12)
    (Chris Lamb).
  - Use pledge(2) on OpenBSD to limit capabilities (fdo#13) (Jasper Lievisse

  - Fix missing ; when appending to a list not ending with one (oldfdo#97388)
    (Pascal Terjan).
  - Add font as valid media type (Matthias Clasen).
  - Fix broken emacs blocking compile (fdo#15) (Hans Petter Jansson, reported
    by John).


desktop-file-utils contains command line utilities for working with
desktop entries:

* desktop-file-validate: Validates a desktop file according to the desktop
  entry specification.

* desktop-file-install: Installs a desktop file to the applications
  directory after applying optional modifications.

* update-desktop-database: Updates the database containing a cache of MIME
  types handled by desktop files.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

Hans Petter Jansson
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