Bug#930949: firefox: Firefox .desktop file should not be absolute

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Bug#930949: firefox: Firefox .desktop file should not be absolute

Salvo Tomaselli-3
Package: firefox
Version: 67.0.4-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,
I use firejail.

Because firefox.desktop points directly to the binary, rather than just calling
firefox from the path, I can't symlink firefox to firejail in /usr/local/bin
like I do for everything else, because it won't work if I open it from a menu.

It would be nice to fix the .desktop file to just execute "firefox %u" instead
so that people who use firejail can use it without having to fix the .desktop
file after every upgrade.

Best

-- Package-specific info:


-- Addons package information

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 10.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.20.5 (SMP w/4 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=it_IT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE= (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages firefox depends on:
ii  debianutils               4.8.6.1
ii  fontconfig                2.13.1-2
ii  libasound2                1.1.8-1
ii  libatk1.0-0               2.30.0-2
ii  libc6                     2.28-10
ii  libcairo-gobject2         1.16.0-4
ii  libcairo2                 1.16.0-4
ii  libdbus-1-3               1.12.16-1
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2          0.110-4
ii  libevent-2.1-6            2.1.8-stable-4
ii  libffi6                   3.2.1-9
ii  libfontconfig1            2.13.1-2
ii  libfreetype6              2.9.1-3
ii  libgcc1                   1:8.3.0-7
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0        2.38.1+dfsg-1
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.58.3-2
ii  libgtk-3-0                3.24.5-1
ii  libjsoncpp1               1.7.4-3
ii  libnspr4                  2:4.21-1
ii  libnss3                   2:3.44+really3.42.1-2
ii  libpango-1.0-0            1.42.4-6
ii  libsqlite3-0              3.27.2-3
ii  libstartup-notification0  0.12-6
ii  libstdc++6                8.3.0-7
ii  libvpx5                   1.7.0-3
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.6.7-1
ii  libx11-xcb1               2:1.6.7-1
ii  libxcb-shm0               1.13.1-2
ii  libxcb1                   1.13.1-2
ii  libxcomposite1            1:0.4.4-2
ii  libxdamage1               1:1.1.4-3+b3
ii  libxext6                  2:1.3.3-1+b2
ii  libxfixes3                1:5.0.3-1
ii  libxrender1               1:0.9.10-1
ii  libxt6                    1:1.1.5-1+b3
ii  procps                    2:3.3.15-2
ii  zlib1g                    1:1.2.11.dfsg-1

Versions of packages firefox recommends:
ii  libavcodec58  7:4.1.3-1

Versions of packages firefox suggests:
ii  fonts-lmodern          2.004.5-6
pn  fonts-stix | otf-stix  <none>
ii  libcanberra0           0.30-7
ii  libgssapi-krb5-2       1.17-3
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.24.32-3
pn  pulseaudio             <none>

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