Bug#589401: japa: Is not in Gnome menu
Torquil Macdonald Sørensen
torquil at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 16:14:08 UTC 2010
On 18/07/10 15:46, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le dimanche 18 juillet 2010 à 13:12 +0200, Helmut Grohne a écrit :
>> reassign 589401 gnome
>>> It seems that Japa is not in the Gnome menu.
>> The japa package ships a menu file. The Gnome maintainers have
>> intentionally disabled the Debian menu system. Maybe this is a bug in
> No. As you said, it is intentional.
I think (could be wrong) that a *.desktop file is necessary for an app to appear
in the Gnome menu? Perhaps a good solution would be for the Debian package
building process to autogenerate such files from the menu-file if they do not
It seems inefficient to have every package maintainer create both menu and
I did now install the "alacarte" app, and enabled a Debian sub-menu within the
gnome menu. It strikes me as quite strange that it is not there by default in
the Debian OS, since gnome apps are only a fraction of the available gui apps in
Should I close this again then?
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