Bug 52642 - kontrol-panel does not handle Exec field in .desktop file
Summary: kontrol-panel does not handle Exec field in .desktop file
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kdeadmin   
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Version: roswell
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-08-27 16:15 UTC by Jonathan Blandford
Modified: 2013-04-02 04:15 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-27 20:49:39 UTC
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Description Jonathan Blandford 2001-08-27 16:15:53 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.2) Gecko/20010809

Description of problem:
kontrol-panel doesn't check the users path (or even commonly checked
locations like /usr/bin etc.) for executables, and instead assumes that
there is an absolute path.  This means that apps using it must hardcode
their path into the desktop file, which is both not part of the spec, and a
bit of a pain in the non-controlled sense.  As a result, hwbrowser does not
work in the kontrol-panel

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Steps to Reproduce:
Run a program like hwbrowser

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Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-28 13:51:03 UTC
Fixed in 2.2-6

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