Relative paths in .desktop files

Michael Thayer michael.thayer at
Mon Apr 11 14:35:45 PDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-04-11 at 22:42 +0200, Michael Thayer wrote:
> Using a new Type as you suggested
> (Type=ApplicationRelative?  Or is that too ugly?) might indeed be more
> sensible (and aesthetical) than the "./" prefix.  Someone might even
> want to keep such a desktop file under <something>/share/applications
> and have paths starting with "../.." ...
Should I send a new patch on that basis?


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