broken .desktop files

Jakub Bogusz qboosh at
Sun Feb 24 22:13:09 CET 2008

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 09:59:05PM +0200, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
> please now revert the change that made MimeType terminated with semicolon.
> you broke KDE mimetypes (it sees it as "application/x-mplayer2;" not 
> as "application/x-mplayer2"
> at least /usr/share/mimelnk entries are not liked this way. no idea 
> aboout /usr/share/applications. and desktop-file-validate doesn't 
> like /usr/share/mimelnk files at all.

I don't know what about mimelnk (are they KDE-specific?) but
applications entries are required to have all list elements (MimeType,
Categories etc.) terminated with semicolon, including the last one.

Jakub Bogusz

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