[Distutils] Correct way to include (debian) program icons.

Piotr Ozarowski ozarow at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 17:16:36 CEST 2011

[Mac Ryan, 2011-09-15]
> 	having an icon for a running program it's hardly
> a debian-specific thing: more or less any OS have icons for
> programs, so it seemed a candidate good enough to have been put in the
> abstraction layer represented by setup.py.

/usr/share/pixmaps (or rather "menu" package that uses icons installed
there) is Debian specific. More general solution - Freedesktop.org's
desktop files is *nix specific (and used f.e. by GNOME or KDE in
Debian)... anyway packaging (AKA distutils2) will make it easier to
install such files.
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