Re: What API or tool to search mime association?

tir, 20,.06.2006 kl. 15.24 -0300, skrev Augusto Arcoverde da Rocha:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to integrate a mime database with WineTools or Wine itself,
> like CrossOver already does for GNOME, to launch a Linux application
> from the Wine environment associated with the mime type.
> The gconftool seems to be this tool, but I didn't find a clear way to
> retrieve such information using it. How to use gconftool to get file
> extensions associated to it's mime types and the default action
> associated to a mime type?
> The following command seems not be usefull in a Debian r3.1 with Gnome 2.12.13:
> $ gconftool-2 --dump --recursive-list /schemas | \
> egrep "launcher|application|action|mime|extension"
> Most of the references about the association between an action and a
> mime types point to gnome-vfs, but it's an API and seems to be
> deprecated, despite the fact of  being the nautilus core.
> No command line tool seems to query mime types, file extensions and
> the launch action from a script. In API level, gnome-vfs looks like an
> easy option, but the GConf is claimed to me more powerful and
> flexible, supporting integration with other environments like KDE.
> Can someone point me to a more detailed documentation about mime types
> and GConf (or gconftool) usage or give me some breadcrumb trails?
I think you want to look at the shared-mime-info module in CVS which has
an xml file with mappings between mime types and programs.


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