[Mageia-dev] rpmbuild error

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 14:03:58 CEST 2012

On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 12:57, paiiou <paiiou at free.fr> wrote:
> I try to create the new packages relative to Xfce pre10.
> For this:
> - I created a local mirror from Mageia 2 cauldron ).
> - I use the tools of mageia (rpmbuild and iurt).
> - I add the new packages in the mirror, according to their creation,
>  by updating the mirror with the gendistrib tool.
> This works very well for the packages (according to the order indicated by Xfce):
> libxfce4util, xfconf, libxfce4ui, garcon, exo, xfce4-panel.
> But for thunar I have a fatal error:
> /home/georges/rpm/BUILDROOT/thunar-1.3.1-3.mga2.x86_64/usr/share/applications/
> thunar-settings.desktop: error: (will be fatal in the future): value
> "FileManager" in key "Categories" in group "Desktop Entry" requires another
> category to be present among the following categories: System;FileTools
> Error on file "/home/georges/rpm/BUILDROOT/thunar-1.3.1-3.mga2.x86_64/usr/share/
> applications/thunar-settings.desktop": Failed to validate the created desktop
> file error: Bad exit status from /home/georges/rpm/tmp/rpm-tmp.6MrRb6 (%install)
> Any idee?

Yes, as the message says
/usr/share/applications/thunar-settings.desktop is not valid
See http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/latest/apa.html
FileManager is an Additionnal category and can only be used together
with System or FileTools

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