[Development] Mime database size

David Faure david.faure at kdab.com
Mon Feb 23 14:44:20 CET 2015

On Monday 23 February 2015 14:39:49 Arnaud Vrac wrote:
> That's true, but the binary file in QStandardPaths::GenericDataLocation +
> "mime/mime.cache" should have been rebuilt with those additional XML files.

Only on systems with shared-mime-info installed.

The XML provider makes things work also on systems where shared-mime-info 
isn't installed - such as Windows and Mac OS X, typically (and Android, iOS, 

David Faure | david.faure at kdab.com | Managing Director KDAB France
KDAB (France) S.A.S., a KDAB Group company
Tel. France +33 (0)4 90 84 08 53, http://www.kdab.fr
KDAB - Qt Experts - Platform-independent software solutions

More information about the Development mailing list