ports/167386: [patch] yelp-2.30.2_1 - 'help/contents' doesn't work in gnome applications/games

Jody Caldwell jody at calinx.com
Sat Apr 28 10:10:12 UTC 2012


>Number:         167386
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       [patch] yelp-2.30.2_1 - 'help/contents' doesn't work in gnome applications/games
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          update
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Apr 28 10:10:11 UTC 2012
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Jody Caldwell
>Release:        9.0-RELEASE
>Organization:
Caldwell Internet Express
>Environment:
FreeBSD ribsy.private.calinx.com 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0: Tue Jan  3 07:15:25 UTC 2012     root at obrian.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
>Description:
>From the Gnome (2.32.1) desktop, Clicking on 'help/contents' in any game or application does not work and results in the error message "Could not display help: The specified location is not supported"

When 'yelp' is invoked from the command line, it works OK.
>How-To-Repeat:
>From the Gnome desktop click on Applications/Games/(any game).  When the game opens, click on 'help/contents' 
>Fix:
The following fix was adapted from instructions found on a linux forum at:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=77196


apply the attached patch file as shown below:

>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:
 >patch /usr/local/share/applications/yelp.desktop yelp.desktop-20120427.patch.txt
 
 Activate the changes:
 
 >update-desktop-database -q
 >update-mime-database /usr/local/share/mime
 
 
 Patch attached with submission follows:
 
 --- /usr/local/share/applications/yelp.desktop	2012-04-27 02:05:35.000000000 -0400
 +++ yelp.desktop-20120427	2012-04-27 02:34:44.000000000 -0400
 @@ -195,13 +195,14 @@
  Comment[zh_TW]=顯示 GNOME 說明文件
  Comment[zu]=Thola usizo nge GNOME
  OnlyShowIn=GNOME;
 -Exec=yelp
 +Exec=yelp %u
  Icon=help-browser
  StartupNotify=true
  Terminal=false
  Type=Application
 -Categories=GNOME;GTK;Core;Documentation;
 +Categories=GNOME;GTK;Core;Documentation;Utility;
  X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Bugzilla=GNOME
  X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Product=Yelp
  X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Component=general
 -X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Version=2.30.2
 +X-GNOME-Bugzilla-Version=3.0.0
 +MimeType=x-scheme-handler/ghelp;x-scheme-handler/help;x-scheme-handler/info;x-scheme-handler/man;
 
 



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