Bug 71825 - xdg-desktop-menu never removes entries from defaults.list
Summary: xdg-desktop-menu never removes entries from defaults.list
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
Alias: None
Product: Portland
Classification: Unclassified
Component: xdg-utils (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: Portland Bugs
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Reported: 2013-11-20 10:03 UTC by Peter Åstrand
Modified: 2019-02-16 13:35 UTC (History)
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Description Peter Åstrand 2013-11-20 10:03:32 UTC
We are registering a mime type association when are are installing our
application by these lines in the package postinstall script:

$ xdg-desktop-menu install /opt/thinlinc/lib/tlclient/thinlinc-client.desktop
$ xdg-mime install /opt/thinlinc/lib/tlclient/thinlinc-client-mime.xml

Same thing but "uninstall" when the package is removed. Unfortunately,
after removing the package, the type is still to be found:

$ xdg-mime query default application/vnd.cendio.thinlinc.clientconf
thinlinc-client.desktop

This is because xdg-desktop-menu adds stuff to
/usr/local/share/applications/defaults.list, but never removes anything.
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