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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...>
Subject: Re: How to install MIME types?
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 13:48:02 +0300
On 08/25/2011 10:28 AM, Peter Volkov wrote:
> В Вск, 21/08/2011 в 21:32 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras пишет:
>> I have an XML file that specifies MIME types for an application.  In my
>> ebuild, I install it like this:
>>
>>     insinto /usr/share/mime/packages
>>     doins someapp_mime_types.xml
>>
>> I then use these calls (from fdo-mime.eclass):
>>
>>     fdo-mime_desktop_database_update
>>     fdo-mime_mime_database_update
>>
>> However, this results in:
>>
>>    * Updating desktop mime database ...
>> ACCESS DENIED  open_wr:      /usr/share/applications/.mimeinfo.cache.ORB20V
>>    * Updating shared mime info database ...
>> /usr/bin/update-mime-database: I don't have write permission on
>> /usr/share/mime. Try rerunning me as root.
>>
>> What am I doing wrong?  I *am* running "emerge" as root.
>
> These functions should be executed in pkg_postinst() and pkg_postrm().
> BTW, you don't need to run fdo-mime_desktop_database_update for mime
> files.

Thanks, that works.

I running fdo-mime_desktop_database_update needed when installing a 
desktop file with make_desktop_entry?



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