Proposal: Inharitance for Desktop Entry Spec

Vincent Untz vuntz at
Thu Apr 17 12:51:03 PDT 2008

Le jeudi 17 avril 2008, à 21:20 +0200, Patrice Dumas a écrit :
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 02:59:12AM +0800, 洪任諭 wrote:
> > > Then those desktop environments should add support to xdg-utils for
> > >  their environment and send patches.  As you say, there are many more,
> > >  and the numbers are growing -- we can't expect the xdg-utils maintainers
> > >  to track all of these things.
> > I don't think this is a good idea... We already have too much
> > duplicated work like this.
> > This doesn't solve the problem from its root, and also it make things
> > much more complicated.
> In fedora there is a patch to use mimeopen -n. mimeopen is a perl script
> that does what the desktop specific setups do.
> I attach the patch (I hope that it has been submitted upstream).

I don't know if it has been submitted upstream, but FWIW, the product in
fd.o bugzilla is "Portland". So you can go and check. And file a bug if
necessary :-)


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