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From: Peter Volkov <pva@g.o>
Subject: Re: How to install MIME types?
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:28:05 +0400
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.

--
Peter.




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