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Re: [E-devel] remembering commands with options

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:14:46 +1300 Jochen Schroeder
<jochen.schroeder@gmail.com> babbled:

> Replying to myself,
> I just did another test I changed the command to:
> Exec=Eterm -n test -e vim +"cd NotesWiki" +"e ToDo.vimki" && echo "test"
> However .xsession-errors only has:
> REMEMBER CMD: "Eterm-ntest-evim+cd\ NotesWiki+e\ ToDo.vimki"
> ...

yes. you can only execute 1 command - not a sequence of commands, from
a .desktop file.

> so it is dropping the part after the &&. I put the .desktop file into my
> startup/.order file and then the whole thing works fine. So when
> remembering an application for startup, e does not take the command from
> the corresponding .desktop file. I just had a look at the window
> properties and it only states Eterm -n test -e vim +"cd NotesWiki" +"e
> ToDo.vimki" there. This problem also manifests itself when trying
> remember to start seamonkey at login. The window properties show the
> command is "seamonkey-bin" so when remembering to start at login it
> tries to start using this command, which fails. Is this behavior
> intended? I would say the expected behavior would be for e to use the
> command from the corresponding .desktop file.
> Cheers
> Jochen
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