[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Module Submission: gmail-notifier

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Thu Dec 22 10:22:30 PST 2011


On 12/22/2011 13:16, Ben Milman wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 4:55 AM, Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org 
> <mailto:ken at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
>
>     On 12/21/2011 20:40, Ben Milman wrote:
>>     Attached is a gmail-notifier module made with easyPBI. Other than
>>     appearing in lost and found in the menu and not having an icon,
>>     it is fully functional (I have been using it in gnome for the
>>     last few days). I made no changes from the default settings.
>>     EasyPBI indicated that it would show up in the Internet category.
>>
>>     Ben Milman
>>
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>     I just added this module to the build server and fixed the icon issue.
>     I have noticed that a number of PBI's are ending up in the "Lost
>     and Found" menu. I think this happens when there is a typo (or
>     mis-capitalization?) in the desired category or if that category
>     does not exist.
>     I did discover that with KDE many of the menu categories only
>     exist if you installed the corresponding KDE system package. This
>     is a relatively minor annoyance right now, but it is on my list of
>     things to fix when things slow down a bit.
>
>     -- 
>     ~~ Ken Moore ~~
>     PC-BSD/iXsystems
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>
> I installed it on gnome, and I did have the corresponding category 
> (Internet) in the menu. I don't know where in the resulting pbi.conf 
> file in the module the menu location is supposed to be stored (or if 
> instead it's determined at install time based on the underlying port 
> directory, in this case ports/mail -> Internet menu.)
>
> Ben Milman

The menu location for a PBI is in the xdg-menu/(binary-name).desktop 
file within the module.
I think it is not a problem with the existing menu categories so much as 
it is a bug within the PBI architecture itself in registering the menu 
entry.

-- 
~~ Ken Moore ~~
PC-BSD/iXsystems

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