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Re: Desktop file and exec path

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Desktop file and exec path
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 14:04:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Enrico Sardi <address@hidden> writes:

> glpegsolitaire.desktop
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> [Desktop Entry]
> Name=Peg Solitaire
> Comment=A "Peg Solitaire" for Gnome
> Exec=glpegsolitaire
> Icon=glpegsolitaire.png
> Terminal=false
> Type=Application
> Categories=GNOME;Game;BoardGame
> StartupNotify=true
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> and I want that if  I give the command  "make install" the path in the
> Exec field will be replaced by the value of the $(datadir)  variable. Is
> this possible?

Use @DATADIR@ in and put this in your makefile:

glpegsolitaire.desktop: $(srcdir)/
        sed 's:@DATADIR@:$(datadir):' $(srcdir)/ >


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