I noticed this after upgrading from 2.2.0 to 2.3 on my
Say I have a Gimp icon on my desktop (pinboard),
leading to a /usr/bin/gimp shell script wrapper of
mine. The wanted operation consists in dragging an
image file, say a .png, onto the gimp icon on the desktop.
With 2.2.0, this operation works as expected: while the
file drag icon lays over the gimp desktop icon, a "+"
appears, when I drop it over it opens the image inside
With 2.3 there is no "+" in the drag icon, and drop is
I also tested DnD directly to programs in filer
windows, with the same result. In fact Dnd works to a
compiled executable program, to a source executable
Python script, but _not_ to an executable (bourne)
shell script ! However if I click directly on the gimp
icon (instead of DnD), the shell script is run and gimp
Why making shell scripts special to DnD ?
PS: sorry for the cryptic title, but length was too
short to write an correct summary in clear text.
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