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Fix inheritance with default merge rules in xfce-applications.menu


Description Sean Davis editbugs 2019-05-30 04:40:36 CEST
Created attachment 8601 
Patch for the default applications menu

Downstream bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/garcon/+bug/1213518

the file /etc/xdg/menus/xfce-applications.menu has the <DefaultMergeDirs/> at the beginning of the file where it is processed and the extra files are merged before the rest of the default file are read. This means that the default layouts etc. will override the merged file but the freedesktop standard is that the merged in files (in the user's direcory for example) should override the default file. This affects any package like alacarte that edits the menu, or a package that customizes the menu from /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/ directory. This can be corrected by moving the <DefaultMergeDirs/> line to the second last line just one line bfore the very last </Menu> line.

The attached patch seems to resolve this issue.
Comment 1 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-25 22:34:17 CEST
Simon Steinbeiss referenced this bugreport in commit 5007d4d12da54336c789c56a20d0e73bf3fa669c

Fix default merge rules in xfce-applications.menu (Bug #15504)

Comment 2 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-25 22:48:33 CEST
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Bug #15504

Reported by:
Sean Davis
Reported on: 2019-05-30
Last modified on: 2020-05-25


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