Desktop entry parser. Proposal for inclusion in libxfce4util.

Danny Milosavljevic danny.milo at
Sun Jan 11 15:41:47 CET 2004


Am Son, den 11.01.2004 schrieb Jasper Huijsmans um 11:24:
> Hey all,
> In order to support .desktop files in future versions of xfce apps
> (panel, menu, etc), I wrote a small desktop file parser.
> I think it has a nice API and it seem to work well. There is no write
> support, but that can be added when we need it.

cool :) easy to use too ^^

> Attached is the header file and I have a test tarball here:
> Just type make to build the test program. To print some info about one
> or more desktop files, run this:
>   ./test_dentries <desktop files>

Just ran it over all desktop files I have, and noticed that I need a
desktop file batch fixer ^^ (loads have Exec=null, Name=null, or similar
silly stuff, not to mention Categories=null O_o)

Anyways, the parser seems to work very well :)

Thankies :)


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