parsing Exec entries
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue May 18 21:34:42 CEST 2004
On Tue, 18 May 2004, Eduard Roccatello wrote:
> I'am experiencing some trouble in parsing Exec entries from .desktop files.
> What is the best way to proceed? How do you process this in xfdesktop
> Brian? I hadn't had time to take a look and i'll be so happy if you
> explain me how :) For now i'm using % like a separator and using the
> first token (but it is not the best way to process a Exec field).
i really don't have a great solution to this. some apps do use/need
cmdline arguments, so chopping them off isn't really a good idea. all
i'm doing is checking to see if there's a '%' in the arglist, and, if
so, drop them all and just use the command. it seems to work ok so far.
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