Awn

Make awn-manager find applets from directories in $(prefix)

Bug #133353 reported by elshaman on 2007-08-18
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Bug Description

Hello,

awn-manager currently ignores where AWN has been installed and always tries to find applets into /usr/* subdirectories.

I am sending a patch that makes users able to install AWN into their home and still have awn-manager finding awn applets.

Bonus question: why 'intltool-merge.in' is shipped?

Laurent Aguerreche.

elshaman (elshaman) wrote :
elshaman (elshaman) wrote :

Terms like @PREFIX@ are still not processed correctly. See file taskman.desktop.in.in for instance :

[Desktop Entry]
Type=C
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Launcher/Taskmanager
Comment=The main Awn Launcher/TaskManager applet
Exec=None
Icon=@PKGDATADIR@/avant-window-navigator.svg

Term @PKGDATADIR@ has not been replaced.

So AWN is not properly installed when a user installs it in a directory defined by prefix and different than /usr.

Again, is it possible to fix that?
I am very astonished to thing that AWN developers have to always install AWN in /usr as root to just test it...

elshaman (elshaman) wrote :

" pkg-config awn --cflags " returns a wrong path for headers, "libawn" at the end should be removed.

Currently: -I/home/foo/AWN/Build/AWN/include/libawn
Expected: -I/home/foo/AWN/Build/AWN/include
according to source codes found with AWN applets.

So, in awn.pc:

Name: libawn
Description: Avant-Window-Navigator applets/plugin library
Version: 0.1.1
Libs: -L${libdir} -lawn
Cflags: -I${includedir}
Requires: glib-2.0 gobject-2.0 gtk+-2.0 gdk-2.0 libgnome-2.0 gnome-vfs-2.0 gconf-2.0

Mark Lee (malept) wrote :

FYI, this behavior is fixed in the desktop-agnostic branch.

Mark Lee (malept) wrote :

This patch is a backport of the same fix in the desktop-agnostic branch for both 0.2-stable-testing and trunk. It correctly substitutes @PREFIX@ for the install prefix in awn-manager/awnDefs.in.py, and searches for applets in the installed prefix.

Mark Lee (malept) wrote :

This patch cleans up awn.pc by removing a line that seems to have remained from the clutter pkgconfig file that I assume awn's pkgconfig file was originally copied from, and changes the Cflags line per https://bugs.launchpad.net/awn/+bug/133353/comments/3 . Created against 0.2-stable-testing, but it should apply against trunk. This change was originally in desktop-agnostic as of revision 23.

Mark Lee (malept) wrote :

A couple of people have found a bug in my prefix patch - if the install prefix is /usr or /usr/local, then system-installed applets get shown twice. The following patch fixes that.

Michal Hruby (mhr3) on 2007-11-01
Changed in awn:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Fix Committed

0.2.1 released

Changed in awn:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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