[Design Proposal] LibSqueeze configuration using .desktop files

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Tue May 29 11:52:37 CEST 2007

On 5/29/07, Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de> wrote:
> Stephan Arts wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > The other day, Nick asked me if it could be possible to use
> > .desktop-style files to configure libsqueeze. This way it should be
> > possible to add .desktop files to provide support for more archivers.
> >
> > This should reduce the libsqueeze binary size and improve flexibility.
> >
> > Now, to come to the point:
> >
> > Nick, Peter and myself have been working on an example document[0] and
> > we would like to know what you think about it.
> A .desktop must always have a section [Desktop Entry]. If you use a
> different section name for the main entry, you should pick another
> suffix. I'd suggest to use [Desktop Entry] with a Type of
> X-Squeeze-Archiver (btw. the Version field in a .desktop is the version
> of the spec required by the file, so 1.0; use X-Squeeze-Version if you
> want to give archivers a version number),

Thank you, i have incorporated your pointers into the doc.

> HTH,
> Benedikt


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