Bug 21920 - xdg-desktop-menu install does not remove "Deleted" entries
Summary: xdg-desktop-menu install does not remove "Deleted" entries
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Portland
Classification: Unclassified
Component: xdg-utils (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux (All)
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Assignee: Portland Bugs
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Reported: 2009-05-25 00:38 UTC by Stefan Wachter
Modified: 2010-11-18 14:34 UTC (History)
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Description Stefan Wachter 2009-05-25 00:38:17 UTC
OS: Suse 11.1
KDE: 4.1.3
xdg-utils: 1.0.2

When a directory entry is manually deleted from the start menu using the KDE menu editor then a "Deleted" entry is stored in the file

~/.config/menus/application-kmenuedit.menu. E.g.:

<Menu>
    <Name>polfha-verzeichnis</Name>
    <Deleted/>
</Menu>

If the directory is to be reinstalled using

xdg-desktop-menu install polfha-verzeichnis.directory <list of menu entries...>

then the directory entry does not appear in the start menu. It is was not before I had removed the "Deleted" entry from application-kmenuedit.menu that the reinstalled directory entry showed up in the start menu.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2010-07-09 08:23:18 UTC
This is a kde/kmenuedit implementation detail, and I'm not sure if there's anything xdg-desktop-menu can (or should) do about it.


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