winemenubuilder - MIME type handling GSoC - bad idea

Damjan Jovanovic damjan.jov at
Tue Mar 17 07:31:41 CDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:04 PM, Ruslan Kabatsayev
<b7.10110111 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

Yes I've already realized that. The idea would be a single dialog for
Mono, Gecko, menus, associations, etc.


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