desktop-entry-spec.xml patch

Albert Chin xdg at
Thu Jul 15 07:19:28 EEST 2004

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.

albert chin (china at

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