relative paths in Exec= in .desktop and .service files

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Sep 8 15:55:29 PDT 2014

On Monday 08 September 2014 10:50:49 Jon Watte wrote:
> My proposal is that a relative entry should be specified to "fail to
> execute."
> Unless there is a really, really good use case (other than "users sometimes
> mistakenly write this") then there's no reason to allow any kind of
> ambiguity.

Simon's email explained the use-case: relocatable installations, especially on 
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