Bug 169108 - avoid duplicate screensaver preferences
avoid duplicate screensaver preferences
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-menus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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: 169109 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: FC5Target
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Reported: 2005-09-22 23:06 EDT by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-26 16:28:06 EDT
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Description Matthias Clasen 2005-09-22 23:06:40 EDT
We need to find a way to show only the preferences menu entry for the
screensaver that is running, either xscreensaver or gnome-screensaver,
not both.
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2005-09-26 10:42:43 EDT
*** Bug 169109 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2005-09-26 11:11:57 EDT
Discussed briefly on irc, decided to add a
<MergeDir>/etc/xdg/menus/screensaver-properties-hack/</MergeDir> after the
<Include> in preferences.menu

gnome-screensaver would then install a .menu file in that dir containing
something like:

<Menu>
  <Name>Preferences</Name>
  <Exclude>
    <Filename>xscreensaver-properties.desktop</Filename>
  </Exclude>
</Menu>
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-09-26 16:28:06 EDT
Should be fixed in tomorrow's rawhide.
Comment 4 Mark McLoughlin 2005-09-27 03:09:53 EDT
Ray: I wouldn't use the preferences-merged dir - that already gets merged in at
a different point, so any .menu files will get merged in twice from there at
different points and could really confuse things.
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-09-27 11:28:52 EDT
okay this should be fixed tomorrow.

I ended up with the name preferences-post-merged.  In retrospect it's not the
best choice because we would run into a similiar problem if we ever introduced
to a file called preferences-post.menu, but we can change it later if we need to.

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