winemenubuilder: disable debug output for .desktop files

Austin English austinenglish at
Fri Apr 3 15:29:46 CDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Vincent Povirk
<madewokherd+8cd9 at> wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is a good idea.
> I don't think it's safe to assume that stderr will be lost if the
> program was started from a .desktop file.

The majority of users are double clicking .desktop files to start
their applications. Where do you see stderr going to in this case?

> If default debug output slows anything down noticeably, that should
> probably be fixed.

Several games experience this problem, but it's difficult to use the
quiet fixme approach, since they have variable information. Converting
the fixme's to trace's/warn's may be a viable option.


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