[SailfishDevel] Error installing .desktop file

Ville Nummela ville.nummela at jolla.com
Tue Aug 20 04:47:05 UTC 2019


I think the post you found from 2013 is actually quite relevant.

Your .yaml file contains a line mentioning a .desktop file, while your 
.pro file doesn't.

Do you actually have a .desktop file?


On 20.8.2019 2.23, Thomas Tanghus wrote:
> I am adding a subproject to my project, and since I did, the build stops with:
>    + desktop-file-install --delete-original --dir /home/deploy/installroot/usr/share/applications '/home/deploy/installroot/usr/share/applications/*.desktop'
>   Error on file "/home/deploy/installroot/usr/share/applications/*.desktop": No such file or directory
> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.dspzIi (%install)
> I've been through google, duckduckgo and the list archive, and the only thing I could find, that was slightly interesting is: https://lists.sailfishos.org/pipermail/devel/2013-November/001118.html and that doesn't really apply here?
> The .pro and .yaml file are at https://gist.github.com/tanghus/840ce2ad46ea691f2b932e796dade0d8
> /Thomas
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