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Re: Bug#681687: missing mime entry

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 01:26:36PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> So I think there are 3 options for wheezy:
> 1) Have update-mime read the .desktop file, but don't update
>    any packages to replace mime files with .desktop files.
> 2) Change all mime files to .desktop files (where possible), and
>    have update-mime read the .desktop file.
> 3) Don't change update-mime to read the .desktop file, have
>    packages ship both .desktop and mime files, re-adding mime
>    files where needed.
> There are probably other options, but I don't think we want
> those for wheezy.
> It's my understanding that Steve suggested option 1), but I have
> the feeling you're saying 2) is what we want in the long run
> but not for wheezy.

Personally, I don't see the point in 1. If we're not using the tool, why
ship it in Wheezy?

I would suggest 3 for wheezy, and 2 afterwards.


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