Bug 313311 - xpdf: use xdg-open instead of htmlview
xpdf: use xdg-open instead of htmlview
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xpdf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tom "spot" Callaway
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-30 17:19 EDT by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2008-01-02 16:27 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-02 16:27:43 EST
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Use xdg-open instead of htmlview (1010 bytes, patch)
2007-09-30 17:19 EDT, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2007-09-30 17:19:15 EDT
xdg-open is IMO a better choice for invoking a browser than htmlview:
- Groks KDE and XFCE settings in addition to GNOME
- Groks the $BROWSER environment variable
- Standard implementation
- Less dependencies

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Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2007-09-30 17:19:15 EDT
Created attachment 211911 [details]
Use xdg-open instead of htmlview
Comment 2 Tom "spot" Callaway 2008-01-02 16:27:43 EST
Fixed in rawhide (xpdf-3.02-5.fc9), thanks.

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