Hi Russ. Russ Allbery <email@example.com> (28/12/2008): > I started looking today in more depth at the MIME type registration > process for applications providing *.desktop files, dh_desktop, and > what Lintian is currently doing (as part of addressing #488832). With (or without, not sure) my submitter hat (Corsac mentioned it on IRC, and I had some free time back then, so I filed the bug)… > What I've implemented: In resolving #488832, I plan on removing that > check and instead checking whether packages that ship *.desktop files > containing MimeType keys call update-desktop-database in their > postinst. This is a more direct check that verifies the actions of > dh_desktop and will also catch packages that don't use debhelper or > that don't have a conventional debian/rules file (such as CDBS > packages). > > I think that's an improvement. … so do I, thanks! (and I share your questions.) Mraw, KiBi.
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