Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1301133
Incorrect mime type detection for file
Last modified: 2016-12-20 13:05:03 EST
Created attachment 1117307 [details]
Example mime type definition
Description of problem:
1. Install the attached mime type xml file under /usr/share/mime/packages
2. Change the mathematica section of /usr/share/mime/packages/freedesktop.org.xml to have a lower weight and priority ie.:
<glob weight="30" pattern="*.nb"/>
3. Run update-mime-database /usr/share/mime
4. At this point, the definition in application-vnd.wolfram.nb.xml should be having priority over the one in freedesktop.org.xml for files with the extension .nb, and so the mimetype should be detected as application/vnd.wolfram.nb rather than application/mathematica
$ xdg-mime query filetype junk.nb
$ gvfs-info junk.nb
display name: junk.nb
edit name: junk.nb
standard::icon: application-mathematica, x-office-document
$ mimetype junk.nb
$ kmimetypefinder junk.nb
So, gvfs is getting it wrong. mimetype and kmimetypefinder are getting it right.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Meant to mention, this is with gvfs-1.26.2-1.fc23.x86_64
Reassigning to glib, as I think this must be a bug in the weight handling in xdgmimecache.c
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