I would like to make a C program (GTK) that reads a .desktop file. The only thing I need from the .desktop file is the exec command. Is there something built into GTK that would allow me to interact with .desktop files? Or do I have to use the standard file IO methods?

closed as too broad by Gilles, Anthon, jasonwryan, slm Oct 13 '14 at 0:32

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GLib's GKeyFile class could be what you are looking for.

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