Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 391481
gnome-vfs's magic-based file identification doesn't work at all
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:31:43 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrading to F8, I discovered that I couldn't open Revelation files from
Revelation's MIME info (located at /usr/share/mime/packages/revelation.xml) only
specifies magic patterns with no file name globs.
Other packages which match their files using both globs and magic still seem to
work by virtue of having the globs (assuming the file is named correctly), but
if you rename them, gnomevfs-info can't identify them (e.g. rename an RPM to
something that doesn't end in RPM and gnomevfs-info says it's
application/octet-stream instead of application/x-rpm)
Thunar identifies the files correctly in all cases, which suggests the problem
is in gnome-vfs2 and not the MIME database.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. gnomevfs-info foo.rpm | grep MIME
2. mv foo.rpm foo
3. gnomevfs-info foo | grep MIME
Happens on both x86 and AMD64.
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