Bug 1347905 - What is the benefit of blocking PCManFM-Qt entry in other desktop environments?
Summary: What is the benefit of blocking PCManFM-Qt entry in other desktop environments?
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcmanfm-qt
Version: 23
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Helio Chissini de Castro
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: LXQt
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-06-18 08:10 UTC by Sudhir Khanger
Modified: 2016-12-20 21:01 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 21:01:44 UTC
Type: Bug

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Bugzilla 1264438 0 low CLOSED RFE: Respect OnlyShowIn=X-LXQt; 2021-02-22 00:41:40 UTC

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Description Sudhir Khanger 2016-06-18 08:10:38 UTC
Description of problem:

pcmanfm-qt doesn't show up as an app entry in any other DE except LXQt.

cat /usr/share/applications/pcmanfm-qt.desktop

Why are we blocking it in other desktop environment?

Version: 0.10.0

Comment 1 Raphael Groner 2016-06-18 08:28:22 UTC
That's generally done by upstream. But we tweak it cause of a bug within desktop-file-utils not knowing LXQt as service identifier from the standard, so the easy fix is to just remove ' --add-only-show-in=X-LXQt ' from spec file.

Comment 2 Peter Mattern 2016-07-25 21:24:53 UTC
> That's generally done by upstream.
No. As of release 0.9.0 desktop entry files pcmanfm-qt.desktop and pcmanfm-qt-desktop-pref.desktop have never stated any of the keys {Only,Not}ShowIn. The key was probably added in Fedora as side-effect of replacing string 'LXQt' with 'X-LXQt' in all kinds of components, see e. g. corresponding notes in bug 1359940.

As for pcmanfm-qt-desktop-pref.desktop it could even be considered upstream to set OnlyShowIn=LXQt (or X-LXQt). This file launches a configuration dialogue that's only relevant when PCManFM-Qt is used to handle the desktop which is common practice in LXQt sessions only right now, AFAIK.
But as for pcmanfm-qt.desktop which is launching the actual file manager removing key OnlyShowIn would certainly be desirable as being usable in environments other than LXQt is definitely a development goal.

Comment 3 Helio Chissini de Castro 2016-07-26 07:23:18 UTC
This is wrong and was my mistake when made original 0.9.x specs.

I will change now and let it ready for 0.10

Regards, Helio

Comment 4 Helio Chissini de Castro 2016-07-26 09:44:13 UTC
And to corroborate Raphael, yes, it done by upstream.
Is our decision made it available or not.

Comment 5 Peter Mattern 2016-07-26 10:02:00 UTC
> And to corroborate Raphael, yes, it done by upstream.
Unless there' some misunderstanding, e. g. what you guys mean is "should be handled by upstream" or so, this just isn't true.
You may grep through release 0.9, 0.10 or current master. Keys {Only,Not}ShowIn have never been included in those desktop entry files upstream.

Comment 6 Raphael Groner 2016-09-27 17:47:26 UTC
 Helio Chissini de Castro 2016-07-26 11:42:31 CEST


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