[Development] Mime database size

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Feb 23 15:37:18 CET 2015

On Monday 23 February 2015 13:20:48 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 12:00:51PM +0000, Knoll Lars wrote:
> > Yes, I still don’t like the fact we’re embedding a 1.7M xml file in Qt
> > Core at all. I’m not too fond of checking the binary file into the
> > repositories, but it’s probably still better than continuing with the XML
> > file.
> there is no such dichotomy. we can include the binary into the
> distribution packages only, as we do with configure.exe and the
> forwarding headers.

Remember the discussion with Debian and Fedora packagers: it should be easy to 
rebuild the file as part of the build process.

Either way, we need to be able to do it for ourselves, when we build from Git. 
I'd rather not have the binary file in the Git repos if we can avoid it.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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