[PATCH] Do not run update-desktop-database on make install/uninstall

Damjan Jovanovic damjan.jov at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 03:50:55 CDT 2015

Not all of us install Wine through a package manager, and
update-desktop-database is useful in that case. What that Makefile
should probably be doing instead, is calling update-desktop-database
only on the desktop directory where wine.desktop was just installed,
where it will succeed without root privileges, ie.:
        -$(UPDATE_DESKTOP_DATABASE) $(DESTDIR)$(datadir)/applications

Thank you

On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 8:12 AM, Jerome Leclanche <jerome at leclan.ch> wrote:
> This causes root invocations of "make install" in a chroot to error
> It is the maintainer's or the package manager's job to run it, instead.
> Fixes bug #35191
> J. Leclanche

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