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Bug#215946: /etc/kde3/magic/*.magic

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 11:29:20AM +0100, Dominique Devriese wrote:
> If I understand the KMimeMagic code properly, then what you are trying
> to accomplish is possible by putting an extra *.magic file in the
> /etc/kde3/magic directory.  It should be used automagically by the KDE
> MIME system.  If you need an example, install the kolf package, it
> contains such a file iirc.

Thanks for your study.

> Please let us know if this fixes your problem, and if this bug can be
> closed. 

Until this is properly documented, the bug should not be closed.

Also that does not address why KDE need its own mime-magic system.
Why not using the /etc/mime-magic file ?

Does the kolf magic file required to be a config files ? If not, why
not drop it under a directory that is not in /etc ?

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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