[SOLVED] Re: Corrupt database OR How to get back applications without reinstallation

Radek Polak psonek2 at seznam.cz
Tue Apr 2 08:25:49 CEST 2013

On Sunday, March 31, 2013 11:09:33 PM Sebastian Reinhardt wrote:

> Am 31.03.2013 22:17, schrieb Christ van Willegen:
> > On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 8:05 PM, Sebastian Reinhardt
> > 
> > <snr at lmv-hartmannsdorf.de> wrote:
> >> Found the solution: installing only one app of group "games" (i.e.
> >> chess) and one application (i.e. "qtgps), rescans the list and all
> >> "shortcuts"/ "symbols" were shown again.....Thanks
> > 
> > Good! Great to see you have everything back!
> > 
> > Christ van Willegen
> Yes, good news, but I think there should be an better way to start
> "rescanning"/ rebuilding the database. Somthing like "rpm --rebuild" (I
> know it  is debian or better Qt should have a rebuild option) should be
> integrated in the creation of a new database! Not sure if possible......

You can do this (copied from qgcide.deb postinst action):

# rescan .desktop files so that we appear on the list
. /opt/qtmoko/qpe.env
qcop QPE/DocAPI 'scanPath(QString,int)' /opt/qtmoko/apps/Applications 1



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