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Re: [PATCH mintty] Add an XWin XDG menu entry

On 08.07.2015 01:40, Michael DePaulo wrote:
On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Thomas Wolff <> wrote:
Am 07.07.2015 um 13:47 schrieb Yaakov Selkowitz:
On Tue, 2015-07-07 at 11:47 +0200, Thomas Wolff wrote:
On 07.07.2015 01:12, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
Thomas, could you please ship a new release with this patch ASAP?
Are you sure this is desired? Mintty isn't related to X Windows;
Well, not for a full X desktop, and that's the reason for the
OnlyShowIn.  But within the context of a multiwindow session it makes
sense to provide this option.
OK, anyone else to approve this? Sorry I'm asking but some people might
think it's alien in an X menu.
(Would that addition actually pass without a mintty dependency on xdg?
Otherwise, since mintty is in cygwin-base, xdg itself could also include the
I think this makes sense because:
Convinced. According to file:///C:/cygwin/usr/share/doc/cygport/manual.html#robo164 , Categories and Additional_Fields parameters should be colon-separated, so I would put: make_desktop_entry mintty "Cygwin Terminal" utilities-terminal "System:Terminal Emulator" "" "OnlyShowIn=X-Cygwin" -- about the icon, shouldn't mintty's own icon be used here? How would it be passed to cygport, does it need to be installed first?

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