xfdesktop menu file location problem

Zach Carter linux at zachcarter.com
Sun Apr 1 17:39:11 CEST 2007

>>>> Thanks a lot. All is working now as expected, yeah. Great work.
>>> I've been having a similar problem with the right-click menu.  The
>>> panel menu has been working fine the whole time.  I just updated my
>>> SVN checkout, rebuilt xfdesktop with --prefix=/opt/xfce-dev, and the
>>> right-click menu is still not working for me with these paths:
>> --prefix is not enough. You also have to define --sysconfdir.
> Sure? I also use only --prefix and all seems to be working fine. I
> forgot to mention that my right-problem solved when I issued a
> "ldconfig" as root. xfdesktop just couldn't find libxfce4menu. After
> the ldconfig the right-click menu came back.

In my case, it turned out that my SVN did not include libxfce4menu.  I did an svn checkout on that, 
built it with --prefix set, and all is well now.



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