desktop-entry-spec.xml patch

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Tue Jul 13 15:40:30 EEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-07-12 at 23:27, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> Albert Chin <xdg at> writes:
> > On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 07:21:27PM -0400, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> > > There are a couple of somewhat undecided issues left.  I won't put them
> > > into the spec until we have some agreement.
> > > 
> > >  * Who calls update-mime-database and when
> > 
> > Will update-mime-database be a binary? If so, it will be a problem for
> > installs to an NFS server shared by multiple platform types (Solaris,
> > HP, AIX, etc.).
> No.  It will be UTF-8 text only.

I assume he asked if it was a binary application, thus causing problem
if its not the same architecture as the one calling it.

However, i fail to understand how this case could happen in reality.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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