desktop-entry-spec.xml patch

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Thu Jul 15 10:37:25 EEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 06:19, Albert Chin wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 08:49:47AM -0700, George wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 08:56:15AM -0500, Albert Chin wrote:
> > > What case? That of someone installing a RPM for a different arch? Our
> > > customers do this routinely. They might have a Solaris NFS server and
> > > install packages for HP-UX, AIX, etc. on the Solaris NFS server with
> > > rpm --ignoreos --ignorearch. It's much simpler than giving NFS root to
> > > an HP-UX, AIX, etc. installation server for the corresponding arch
> > > binary.
> > 
> > Wouldn't then update-mime-database be installed locally on the Solaris NFS
> > server and thus a solaris binary?
> How does the HP-UX RPM know the location of the update-mime-database
> binary on the Solaris host? RPM supports --relocate which is used to
> perform the above installation so we have no idea where the Solaris
> update-mime-database binary is.

Eh, update-mime-database is hopefully in the path. How is this different
from any other application launched in the rpm %post script?

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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