Fedora 9 Beta, PackageKit and system-config-printer

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 16:48:12 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 11:17 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> Ah yes, that was a conversation we had on the shuttle bus the other
> morning.  Wouldn't it be awesome if during rpm build time, .desktop
> files were processed for Application provides of a generic enough
> type,
> as well as what mime types said application handled?  Then we could do
> great things like expose listings of applications, with sub-listings
> of
> optional providers of said applications, instead of showing people
> hard
> to understand upstream project names by default.  Also, when you try
> to
> open a file of an unhandled mime type, we could ask PackageKit to show
> me the options for handling this mime type...

Already exists. Just run pk-import-desktop - this just has to be hooked
up to koji or something.


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