Relative paths in .desktop files

Marty Jack martyj19 at
Mon Apr 11 14:48:45 PDT 2011

On 04/11/2011 05:35 PM, Michael Thayer wrote:
> 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?
> Regards,
> Michael

Personally, I would wait to see if there is more feedback from others before changing anything.

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