Re: How does the Applications menu get populated?

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 08:53:08AM +0800, James Henstridge wrote:
> >I've built GNOME 2.10 from scratch on RHEL 3/x86 and RHEL 4/amd64.
> >When I start gnome-session, the Applications menu on the top panel is
> >empty. How does it get populated? What's odd is that it is populated
> >when I build on RHEL 4/x86 and RHEL 4/amd64.
> It is populated using the contents of /etc/xdg/menus/,
> by default.  I guess the reason for the difference is that RHEL 4
> provides the file but RHEL 3 does not.
> If you are building Gnome into a different prefix, try setting
> XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=$prefix/etc/xdg or $prefix/etc/xdg:/etc/xdg, which will
> change the search path for the file.

Thanks, that worked.

albert chin (china thewrittenword com)

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