Relative `Path=` entries in .desktop files

Sod.Almighty sod.almighty at
Sat Apr 15 20:05:09 UTC 2017

Hi everyone,

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What happens if the Path= line of a *.desktop file is set to a relative 
path? For example:




We at the AppImage project ( 
are wanting to use relative paths in *.desktop files to refer to 
locations relative to the root of the application mount point. Please 
see the github issue at 
for details.

What do you guys think? Would this create some kind of conflict with 
existing path rules?


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