Bug#345438: libgnomevfs2-common: The default url-handler for http and https should not be epiphany

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Sat Dec 31 17:24:50 UTC 2005


On Sat, Dec 31, 2005, Mike Hommey wrote:
> Currently, when you use any libgnomevfs2 dependant software, it will
> handle http requests with the /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/command
> gconf key (and https respectively), which default value is epiphany
> even if epiphany is not installed.
> A better way to handle this would be to put sensible-browser or
> x-www-browser as the default value.

 I agree with this, the default should be sensible-browser for http and
 https. I suppose this would be easily achieved with a
 /var/lib/gconf/debian.defaults/01gnome-vfs with the new scheme Josselin

 Anyone opposed to this?

> Interestingly, this default value has changed since I filed #247089,
> which is a similar issue for gnome-mime-data and text/html mime type,
> and at that time, /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/command was
> sensible-browser while /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/https/command was
> epiphany. Some change there would also be appreciated.

 I could not find any trace of this in the changelog, but my account has
 sensible-browser as the default too.  :-/

Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>

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