shared-mime-info and desktops
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Thu Jul 16 07:40:08 UTC 2015
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> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:47:14 -0600
> From: Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com>
> To: devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Subject: shared-mime-info and desktops
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> For a while now it's been possible for desktops to have their own mime
> info (which is great), but it seems we have also gotten rid of the
> generic one, which causes some strange behavior:
> ie, /usr/share/applications/defaults.list no longer exists, and
> shared-mime-info ships just a:
> This leads to issues with tools that don't happen to be run under
> gnome. Of course other desktops can (and probibly should) make their
> own lists, but IMHO we should also have a generic one for tools not
> running under any particular DE.
> So, my questions:
> 1. Can we add back a defaults.list ?
Yes, if desktop mimeapp.lists have higher priority.
> 2. Should other DE's ship their lists also in shared-mime-info or
> should they provide it as part of some other base package?
> On the one hand one place might be nice, on the other it would make
> shared-mime-info update more often and sometimes for things that don't
> affect you.
> Thanks for any thoughts...
Mate and Cinnamon desktop ships already their own mimeapp.list with a desktop package.
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