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FS#71048 - [qt6-tools] Add desktop files

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Balló György (City-busz) - Saturday, 29 May 2021, 08:59 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Saturday, 29 May 2021, 12:07 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Similar to the qt5-tools package, please add desktop files and icons for assistant6, designer6, linguist6 and qdbusviewer6 to make them visible in application launchers.
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Comment by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Saturday, 29 May 2021, 20:14 GMT
I'm not a big fan of adding these desktop integration files downstream. Also, this would create duplicate entries for users who have both versions installed, I already get enough complaints with the qt5-tools menu entries alone.
Comment by Balló György (City-busz) - Sunday, 30 May 2021, 08:26 GMT
I would prefer to have a desktop file for GUI applications, and it seems that it's common across distributions:
https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/openSUSE:Factory/qt6-tools
https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/qt6-qttools/tree/rawhide

Duplicated entries can be avoided by removing desktop files from the qt5-tools package since it's the legacy version.

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