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Re: Bug#101127: gnome-libs-data: /etc/mime-magic.dat

>>>> "JG" == Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> writes:

JG> On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 05:58:09AM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
>> >>>> "JG" == Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> writes:
>> [...]
JG> Can I check if I've understood correctly.  What happens if I edit
JG> /etc/mime-magic; does /etc/mime-magic.dat get automatically recreated
JG> or do things break if I don't update it manually?  And how do I do the
JG> latter?
>> This file isn't automatically recreated, this is the sysadmin job to run
>> "gnome-gen-mimedb /etc/mime-magic", and this break nothing if this file
>> isn't up to date.

JG> In which case I would agree with you: it should be created in the
JG> postinst and removed on package removal/purge.  There is no reason at
JG> all for it to be a conffile or in the package at all.

This is done for the next release..


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