MIME info spec: Handling containers/multiple MIME types per glob pattern

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Nov 15 20:45:02 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 14:52 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:

> I think we need to be able to AND together globs and magic
> matches to get most of these cases right.  But then there
> are definitely performance considerations if you *have* to
> do sniffing every time, especially for remote folders.

The patch that I posted a few weeks ago only sniffs if there
are multiple identical globs that match, which is a fairly rare
case in the current shared-mime-info data (only, .pot and .pcf,
if I remember correctly).


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