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"update-desktop-database" seems to not work anymore.


- Just to report that "update-desktop-database" seems to not work
  correctly on Cygwin 1.7.1.  It was working on Cygwin 1.5.x.

- Furthermore, I notice the following things:

	- On Cygwin, when calling "update-desktop-database" without parameter,
	  "update-desktop-database" exit silently!?
	  On a Slackware 12.1 GNU/Linux machine, calling
	  "update-desktop-database" without parameter make it display
	  the following message "No directories in update-desktop-database
	  search path could be processed and updated."

	- On Cygwin and on a Slackware 12.1 GNU/Linux machine, there is no
	  "man" page for "update-desktop-database".

	- On Cygwin, "update-desktop-database" do not display help when
	  calling it with "-?" or "--help" parameters.
	  These parameters work correctly on a Slackware 12.1 GNU/Linux

	- On Cygwin, "update-desktop-database" seems to always return a
	  a value of "127".
	  On a Slackware 12.1 GNU/Linux machine, "update-desktop-database"
	  return a value of "1" when it fail.

- Remarks: - This problem make installation to fail when doing "make install" on some projects; like "geda-gaf" project.

	- The workaround I used to get rid of that problem is to replace the
	  call to "update-desktop-database" by something like "ls" in the
	  "Makefile" created by the autotools.

	- Cygwin "setup" do not show any "update-desktop-database" package!?
	  So, it is difficult to go further more in the evaluation/resolution
	  of that problem.

From a Cygwin user. Claude

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