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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...>
Subject: Re: How to install MIME types?
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:44:12 +0300
On 08/25/2011 03:32 PM, Peter Volkov wrote:
> В Чтв, 25/08/2011 в 13:48 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras пишет:
>> I running fdo-mime_desktop_database_update needed when installing a
>> desktop file with make_desktop_entry?
>
> I think no. fdo-mime_desktop_database_update() runs
> update-desktop-database that builds cache database of MIME types handled
> by desktop files. make_desktop_entry does not put "MimeType=..."
> into .desktop file and thus there is no need to run
> fdo-mime_desktop_database_update.

In my case it does though.  The last parameter of make_desktop_entry is 
a printf-formatted string that is put verbatim in the desktop file. 
There I insert a MimeType that registers the application as a handler 
for the previously installed MIME type (the xml file.)



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How to install MIME types?
-- Nikos Chantziaras
Re: How to install MIME types?
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