Re: Modified .desktop for GNOME 2.8

>From what I understand the whole MIME system is being overhauled for 2.8
to fit in with the new standard:

The changes (I believe all of them) are in recent 2.7 snapshots.  For
now, update-mime-database has to be run manually after installing every
application, but this should be dealt with in 2.8 packages by rpm, apt-
get, emerge, whatever.


On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 15:21 +0200, Tim Janik wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, [iso-8859-5] °àâñÜ ¿ÞßÞÒ wrote:
> > Included a small patch, which adds "MimeType=" line to
> > (in GNOME 2.8 missing MimeType= in desktop will lead to not recognizing
> > the app) --Artem
> hm, are there 2.8 specific changes you are referring to?
> i've added the mime types to the file now.
> however, the /usr/share/mime-info/ *.mime and *.keys files
> don't seem to work for me anyways (every mime type defined
> therein is not recognized by nautilus on a recent debian),
> and without working mime type detection for bse/bsewave files,
> adding the entries in the .desktop files is of doubtfull use.
> ---
> ciaoTJ
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