Fixing dh_installdeb issue in Harmattan on Mac OS X

This is a peculiar case which affects you if you deploy anything like a lib to a specific folder in Harmattan device. It reports an install error saying dh_installdeb find: -printf: unknown option dh_installdeb: command returned error code make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1 dpkg-buildpackage: failure: debian/rules binary gave error exit status 2 Bug and solution… Continue reading Fixing dh_installdeb issue in Harmattan on Mac OS X

Launching your app for a uri scheme in Harmattan/Nokia N9

Sometimes an application is more compelling if the user can launch it by clicking on a custom uri scheme. Harmattan just provides that. In <yourapplication>_harmattan.desktop file add the following line MimeType=x-maemo-urischeme/foo Where foo is the custom uri that your app handles. When some other application refers to this uri scheme like QDesktopServices::openUrl(QUrl(foo://bar)), system launches your… Continue reading Launching your app for a uri scheme in Harmattan/Nokia N9