[Bug 19182] Allow to completely disable MIME-type and application integration

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Wed Aug 1 12:52:54 CDT 2012


--- Comment #51 from André H. <nerv at dawncrow.de> 2012-08-01 12:52:54 CDT ---
(In reply to comment #49)
> Checkbox won't help for one very important reason - some users absolutely need
> integration, others absolutely abhor it.
> I think there can be a much better solution, something similar to what's
> already implemented in Crossover Office.
> Any changes in regard to associations/new installed shortcuts/etc should be
> made temporary in Wine and after the application or installer finished, Wine
> should show a window asking the user if he/she wants to commit those changes to
> his Unix desktop or not, e.g.
> Pending Desktop Integration
> Application MyCoolApp.exe has installed new shortcuts or/and made changes to
> files associations. Do you want to integrate these changes into your Linux
> desktop environment?
> Yes | No

That really would be nice, but maybe with some "dont ask me again" (per
wineprefix), otherwise i see a new bug report coming :)

(In reply to comment #45)
> ...
> Let crappy wine explorer handle it's own verbs and associations, but don't push
> on normal users this mime db disturbance  of the HOST shit.
> ...
> Most of them were completely clueless that winemenubuilder is the culprit, and
> one of my acquintances even removed wine altogether to sort this shit out.
> ...
> What wine does with it's registry is it's problem but don't crap my mime
> acssociations please.
> ...
> I tolerated this shit 2 years but now i am really fed up.

It's hard to take you seriously with such immature writing and when you easily
tolerated this for 2 years

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