Bug 990338 - RFE: add mimetype for Matroska
RFE: add mimetype for Matroska
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mailcap (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-30 22:00 EDT by Cristian Ciupitu
Modified: 2013-10-15 02:43 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: mailcap-2.1.42-1.fc20
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Last Closed: 2013-10-15 02:43:58 EDT
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Description Cristian Ciupitu 2013-07-30 22:00:24 EDT
Description of problem:
/etc/mime.types doesn't have Matroska MIME types.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. grep -i matroska /etc/mime.types 

Actual results:

Expected results:
Some MIME types.

Additional info:
Quoting from http://matroska.org/technical/specs/notes.html#MIME

There is no IETF endorsed MIME type for Matroska files. But you can use the ones we have defined on our web server :

    .mka : Matroska audio audio/x-matroska
    .mkv : Matroska video video/x-matroska
    .mk3d : Matroska 3D video video/x-matroska-3d
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2013-09-08 03:28:26 EDT
Adding private types like these is usually frowned upon, but done upstream anyway.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-10-05 03:55:54 EDT
mailcap-2.1.42-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-06 01:31:13 EDT
Package mailcap-2.1.42-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing mailcap-2.1.42-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-15 02:43:58 EDT
mailcap-2.1.42-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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