Multiple Desktops and the Menu Spec

Travis Watkins alleykat at
Tue Aug 1 03:20:25 EEST 2006

On 7/31/06, Francois Gouget <fgouget at> wrote:
> Then who ships If both the kdewhatever RPM/Debian
> package and the gnomewhatever package ship it, then you will get a
> conflict and it will be impossible to install both Gnome and KDE.
> If this file is shipped by a common package, then the conflict will be
> between the KDE and Gnome maintainers for access/control/modification of
> that file.

I don't see why there would be such a conflict, they would be editing
different parts of the file. If nothing else, you could have two
source .menu files and merge the two together.

One question though, do things break if you have two menus with the
same <Name>? If so, they shouldn't.

Travis Watkins

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