third-party shared-mime-info installation

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Wed Jun 23 17:08:29 PDT 2004

On Wed, 23 Jun 2004 14:33:47 +0200, Pav Lucistnik <pav at> wrote:

> Hi,
> one of my ports is installing his own data to shared-mime-info database.
> The problem is that the port is installing under /usr/X11R6 (it's a
> GNOME app), but the mime database is in /usr/local/share/mime.
> What's the preferred way to handle this? Let the port install files out
> of it's prefix, or should we hack shared-mime-info to look to maintain
> two databases (one in /usr/local, second in /usr/X11R6)?

Perhaps, we get this to work same as how pkgconfig is right now that  
support both prefixes if it possibles?


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