Re: SoC idea: desktop file cache

Le vendredi 25 mars 2011, à 21:52 +0000, Bastien Nocera a écrit :
> On Sat, 2011-03-26 at 03:11 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> <snip>
> > I was thinking that this is the kind of problem that has cross-desktop
> > implications, and so I wondered how KDE solves this problem. We should
> > probably take their feedback on this?
> > 
> > On the other hand, I think there is a way to do this in a
> > cross-desktop fashion with existing infrastructure as well.
> > 
> > We already have `update-desktop-database` for updating the MimeType
> > cache from desktop files, and that's supposed to be run after any new
> > .desktop files are added to $XDG_DATA_DIRS/applications, so I was
> > wondering if caches for the other properties could also be generated
> > by the same tool at the same time?
> I wouldn't want the code to live in update-desktop-database (which is in
> shared-mime-info), but we can certainly add support for launching
> scripts in a specific directory whenever it's called.

It's actually in desktop-file-utils, not shared-mime-info :-)
Any reason you wouldn't want to add that to the utility? Or was it just
that you thought it lived in shared-mime-info which shouldn't know about
that kind of stuff?


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