[Slackbuilds-users] problem with medit package

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Wed Oct 24 03:17:44 UTC 2007

Daniel Rodriguez wrote:
> Hello,
> medit's slackbuild (Development > medit) adds a couple of files that
> will overwrite important files in /usr/share/mime/, instead of update
> them. More precisely
> usr/share/mime/globs
> usr/share/mime/magic
> usr/share/mime/subclasses
> usr/share/mime/aliases
> usr/share/mime/mime.cache, etc.
> After I installpkg the package created, most of the icons in Xfce
> changed to the default icon. I had to re-installpkg shared-mime-info
> and almost everything went back to normal (it came back completely to
> normal after I removepkg'ed medit and reinstalled again
> shared-mime-info).
> Apparently the makefile runs update-mime-database with the medit build
> directory and that throws an unhappy message but other than that I
> have no idea how to fix it.

Hmm... I think this is a simple fix, but I'm not sure - can you try
Install the medit package again (so that it breaks the mime entries).
After installing it, run the following commands as root:
  update-mime-database /usr/share/mime

Is everything as expected now?


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