winemenubuilder - MIME type handling GSoC - bad idea

Ruslan Kabatsayev b7.10110111 at
Tue Mar 17 06:04:17 CDT 2015


On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 9:20 AM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov at> wrote:
> I'll have to check to make sure, but I suspect disabling associations
> is harder than that, as associations for programs internal to Wine
> (eg. notepad) get created during the initial wineprefix creation or
> (at the latest) the first time any application (even winecfg) is run,
> meaning it would be too late to uncheck a checkbox in winecfg
> afterwards. Instead, it might be possible to ask the user the same way
> we ask for Gecko and Mono - that hopefully happens early enough.
I woudn't like wine to ask me after each `make install` whether I want
to enable this for each prefix I try to use — in addition to already
annoying (but simple to avoid) Mono and Gecko dialogs.

> Regards
> Damjan


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