Status of new DE agnostic menu tests

lukefromdc at lukefromdc at
Tue Jun 11 18:36:01 UTC 2013

I just verfied your fix to work in GNOME 3.6, GNOME 3.6 with Frippery,
Cairo-Dock, and it works fine with or without this fix in Cinnamon.
The file that must be edited is /etc/xdg/menus/

On 06/11/2013 at 9:26 AM, "Len Ovens" <len at> wrote:
>On Tue, June 11, 2013 12:13 am, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 08:34 AM, Len Ovens wrote:
>>> the gnomeshell menus is they merge incorrectly. That is what 
>moving the
>>> merge line in the menu is for. (I left it down below so you can 
>look for
>>> it) this is a fairly common error in default menu config files.
>> Just want to point out that Luke is talking about a gnome 
>> here, so not a standard Gnome menu. I'm guessing this one
>> There are a few options when it comes to Gnome menus, but the 
>> relevant I guess, if wanting to file bugs, especially upstream, 
>would be
>> the "classic mode", or "fallback mode" menu.
>There is some of that. Some menus are not meant to follow the 
>standard and only use the desktop files and ignore config files. 
>KDE has
>some like that and of course unity and gnome shell do as well. It 
>is only
>a bug when the menu uses an /etc/xdg/*/menus/config file that 
>claims to do
>merges. Then the merges should be done correctly. There are at 
>least 5
>(just that I know of) other projects that rely on proper merging, 
>it is
>not just our menus.
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