DESKTOP_ENTRIES vs patching distributed .desktop file

Daniel Rucci dan at
Tue Jan 15 14:34:25 PST 2008

	I'm in a toss up between adding DESKTOP_ENTRIES vs lightly patching a 
.desktop file that comes with a port.. They specify the executable as an 
absolute path to /usr/bin/ .. says
# * Only add desktop entries for applications which do not
#  require a terminal (ie. X applications).
# * If the upstream distribution already installs .desktop
#   files, you do not need to use this.
# * If you require a more elaborate .desktop file than this
#   variable permits, write it yourself and install it
#   in ${DESKTOPDIR}.

but doesn't have a preference for what to do when the distributed icon 
needs to be modified..


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