menu spec: [menu-file-basename]-merged directory

Matt Kynaston mattkyn at
Fri Mar 18 10:15:52 EET 2005

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 07:11:56 +0000, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at> wrote:
>         I'm pretty sure we've come to the conclusion that editors should create
> a toplevel in ~/.config/menus along the lines of:
>         That's the suggested method in the spec too.

Oh, fantastic, that's exactly what I wanted to hear after all my
faffing about. Guess I was just looking at what menu editors were
currently doing.
>         Note, we'll be adding an attribute to <MergeFile> to make it ignore the
> path name and just look up the parent .menu file according to
> $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS. There's a recent thread on xdg-list about that.

Sounds like a good idea. Sorry I missed that thread... <has another
quick dig in the archives> would anyone have a link?


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