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Bug 615290

Summary: net-p2p/bitcoin-qt: use provided desktop file
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Andrius Štikonas <andrius>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Luke-Jr <luke-jr+gentoobugs>
Severity: normal CC: proxy-maint
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Andrius Štikonas 2017-04-11 17:07:16 UTC
Why doesn't ebuild use
from bitcoin source.

Now desktop file is autogenerated, which is not good for translations. Also it doesn't work on Wayland. Wayland expects desktop file to be properly named which for bitcoin-qt is bitcoin-qt.desktop and window and taskbar icon is taken from desktop file.
Comment 1 Luke-Jr 2017-05-04 18:20:09 UTC
Should now be fixed in the bitcoin overlay (0.14.1-r1).
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2017-12-31 16:20:39 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 0a84ae2045d1d2b5fb39f68731bbe17e2e9c6462
Author:     Luke Dashjr <>
AuthorDate: 2017-12-10 15:07:54 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2017-12-31 16:20:22 +0000

    net-p2p/bitcoin-qt: Bump to 0.15.1

 net-p2p/bitcoin-qt/Manifest                 |   2 +
 net-p2p/bitcoin-qt/bitcoin-qt-0.15.1.ebuild | 253 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 net-p2p/bitcoin-qt/metadata.xml             |   3 +
 3 files changed, 258 insertions(+)
Comment 3 Andrius Štikonas 2018-02-07 00:33:27 UTC

I tested this with 0.15.1. The icon is still not working on Wayland. Looks like bitcoin-qt now sets reverse domain too, so desktop file should be named


Can we change this?
Comment 4 Luke-Jr 2018-02-07 00:50:00 UTC
Sounds like a bug in Wayland, unless you can point to some standard being violated.

Regardless, I don't see what it has to do with this now-fixed bug...

Also, no idea why you'd suggest renaming it to that. It has nothing to do with