[haiku-commits] Re: haiku: hrev44503 - in src: kits/tracker preferences/filetypes

  • From: Philippe Saint-Pierre <stpere@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 10:17:06 -0400

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Rene Gollent <anevilyak@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Philippe Saint-Pierre <stpere@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
>> Indeed, I was testing it on text/plain files, and the ressource was
>> appearing directly as file content, seemingly as garbage.  Maybe I'm
>> mistaken, but I don't think Tracker is looking for icons in ressource
>> (but I admit I might be mistaken), so I figured it wouldn't do harm to
>> only save it in an attribute.
>
> Tracker itself doesn't directly, but the mime sniffer does (e.g. if
> you copy an app via some tool that's not attribute aware, in order to
> put the correct app icon back on it, it's extracted from the embedded
> rsrc).

Ok, then I will revert this particular change.  But is the appearant
mangling of text/files (and maybe other formats could be also touched
by this) considered a bug?  A bug that would (could?) be fixed in
individual applications?

Philippe

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