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Wdesktop-mime-but-no-exec-code

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.108.0 release tag in our Git repository.

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Visibility: warning

The desktop entry lists support for at least one mime type, but does not provide codes like %f, %F, %u or %U for the Exec key.

If the application can indeed handle files of the listed mime types, it should specify a way to pass the filenames as parameters.

The following 58 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 63 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 5 overrides. The tag performed 92% of the time.