[ubuntu-studio-devel] Feature Definition Discussion: Multimedia Application Categorization
zequence at mousike.me
Thu Jun 4 07:20:01 UTC 2015
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015, at 08:36 AM, Ross Gammon wrote:
> On 06/03/2015 05:58 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 3, 2015, at 05:54 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> >> I'm considering getting the existing desktop categories using a script
> >> which would checkout each repo and scan for a desktop file, then get the
> >> categories from the desktop file and store them.
> >> I could remake the wiki tables once I have that sorted. Would simplify
> >> the work a lot for us.
> > Would take less work if one could search without checking out the entire
> > repo, then just get the one file if that existed. Not sure if this is
> > possible.
> Another complication is that some desktop files are created at build
> time from all sorts of files (desktop.in, desktop.xml etc.).
> Probably the only reliable way would be to download each .deb from
> Launchpad, unpack and search for the desktop file there.
Ah. Perhaps installing every package and doing this then:
dpkg -L <package> | grep .desktop
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