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Re: [opensuse-packaging] What's happened with shared-mime-info?

On 18/05/2020 17:23, Stefan Brüns wrote:
Trying to install anything in/usr/share/mime/*, with the sole exception of /
usr/share/mime/packages/*.xml, is a packaging bug.

Any other file below/usr/share/mime/ is a cache, created/updated by the
update-mime-database file trigger.

Claiming ownership of a file below e.g./usr/share/mime/audio/ is wrong, as
the mime type may be registered from several packages.
Each application provides only a single XML source file, which is installed in
the packages directory as described above.



Just to make this clear, the package buzztrax which BuildRequires shared-mime-info which owns - /usr/share/mime/audio now fails because shared-mime-info no longer has ownership of this directory:
[ 387s] buzztrax-0.10.2+git20191209-100.16.x86_64.rpm: directories not owned by a package:
[ 387s] - /usr/share/mime/audio

I'm surprised that such a major change in the package shared-mime-info wasn't documented.

Dave P

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