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Manual Reference Pages  -  UPDATE-MIME-DATABASE (1)

NAME

update-mime-database - a program to build the Shared MIME-Info database cache

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Arguments
Author
Licence

SYNOPSIS

update-mime-database -h | -v | [ -V | -n ] MIME-DIR

DESCRIPTION

update-mime-database is a program which is responsible for updating the shared mime-info cache according to the system described in the Shared MIME-Info Database specification from the X Desktop Group.

OPTIONS

-h Print out a command summary.
-v Print out the version information.
-V Be verbose.
-n Only update if MIME-DIR/packages/ or a file in that directory is newer than MIME-DIR/version. This is useful for package pre- and post-installation scripts.

ARGUMENTS

MIME-DIR
  This is the directory for which update-mime-database should rebuild the cache. Mandatory if none of the options is provided.

AUTHOR

Filip Van Raemdonck (mechanix@debian.org) wrote this manpage for the Debian GNU/Linux project, but it may be used by others.

LICENCE

Copyright (C) 2002 Thomas Leonard.
You may redistribute copies of update-mime-database under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

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Filip Van Raemdonck UPDATE-MIME-DATABASE (1) 26 Jul 2002

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