Proposal: The section of the packaging guidelines on desktop-file-install usage should be amended as follows:
- Rename the sub-heading from "desktop-file-install" to ".desktop file installation and validation"
- Change the first sentence to:
It is not simply enough to just include the .desktop file in the package, one MUST run desktop-file-install OR desktop-file-validate in %install (and have BuildRequires: desktop-file-utils), to help ensure .desktop file safety and spec-compliance. desktop-file-install MUST be used if the package does not install the file or there are changes desired to the .desktop file (such as add/removing categories, etc). desktop-file-validate MAY be used instead if the .desktop file's content/location does not need modification. Here are some examples of usage:
- Add the following example: