[Development] Mime database size

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at theqtcompany.com
Mon Feb 23 17:31:41 CET 2015

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 02:59:18PM +0000, Knoll Lars wrote:
> On 23/02/15 15:37, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> >Either way, we need to be able to do it for ourselves, when we build from
> >Git. 
seems of only limited relevance ... as it's only an optimization aimed
at a specific group, hardly anyone of us should have the need to build
it. those who do will most likely be using linux anyway.

> >I'd rather not have the binary file in the Git repos if we can avoid it.
> I'd also prefer it, but I would (currently) like to avoid having a
> dependency on update-mime-database in our toolchain. It's hard enough as
> it is to maintain our build and packaging machines on Windows and OS X.
there is no need to rush this optimization right now, and therefore also
no need to take "temporary shortcuts".

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