[Bug 510843] file-roller filetype handling good but not shared in other gnome apps

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  GARNOME | general | Ver: 2.20.x

Karsten Bräckelmann changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |guenther rudersport de
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID

------- Comment #1 from Karsten Bräckelmann  2008-03-23 13:49 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510842
> As noted there, file-roller handles a multitude of archive types but other
> applications aren't wired to use it. There should be a layer made to handle
> archive types (or is there one used with file-roller and others just don't take
> advantage of it? if so, sorry for this particular bug report :-) which
> fileroller can use to do it's thing.

This is by no means a GARNOME issue, entirely unrelated.

> gnome-appearance-properties should also use said layer.

Duplicate of bug 510842.

> As should gdmsetup, and nautilus's "Create Archive" thing which
> I guess is just a plug-in? ...

Create Archive actually IS file-roller. INVALID

> Anyway, this is ridiculous that some apps lock me
> in to certain formats and other apps lock me in to a different set...
> meanwhile... NONE of them allow .7z which is all I use, personally. I know a
> lot of people who like rar, lots who use only "tar" for a lot of things, etc...
> This should def. happen.

And so it did. AFAIK, file-roller can handle 7zip files for years. A quick
google search will show you.

Closing INVALID, as I don't see any bug above...

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