Bug#431370: should also support application/x-pdf MIME type

Elmar Hoffmann elho at elho.net
Sun Jul 1 23:33:18 UTC 2007

Package: evince
Version: 0.8.1-2
Severity: normal

/usr/lib/mime/packages/evince (evince.mime) only contains a line for
application/pdf, but not for application/x-pdf.

xpdf-reader for example provides both and as a result e.g. any PDF
file attached to a mail using the MIME type application/x-pdf gets
of course displayed by xpdf despite a /etc/mailcap.order that prefers


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages evince depends on:
ii  gconf2               GNOME configuration database syste
ii  gnome-icon-theme         2.18.0-3        GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  gs-esp [gs]              8.15.3.dfsg.1-1 The Ghostscript PostScript interpr
ii  gs-gpl [gs]              8.56.dfsg.1-1   The GPL Ghostscript PostScript int
ii  libart-2.0-2             2.3.19-3        Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libatk1.0-0              1.18.0-2        The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0             2.18.0-2        Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0           2.18.0-5        The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                    2.5-7           GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                1.4.6-1         The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3              1.0.2-5         simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2         0.73-2          simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdjvulibre15           3.5.19-2        Runtime support for the DjVu image
ii  libfontconfig1           2.4.2-1.2       generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6             2.2.1-5         FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgconf2-4          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0              1:2.6.0-4       library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0             2.12.12-1       The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-keyring0        0.8.1-2         GNOME keyring services library
ii  libgnome2-0              2.18.0-4        The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomecanvas2-0        2.14.0-2        A powerful object-oriented display
ii  libgnomeui-0             2.18.1-2        The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgnomevfs2-0           1:2.18.1-2      GNOME Virtual File System (runtime
hi  libgtk2.0-0              2.10.11-2       The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libice6                  1:1.0.3-2       X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjpeg62                6b-13           The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libkpathsea4             3.0-30          path search library for teTeX (run
ii  libnautilus-extension1   2.18.1-2        libraries for nautilus components 
ii  liborbit2                1:2.14.7-0.1    libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpango1.0-0            1.16.4-1        Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpng12-0               1.2.15~beta5-2  PNG library - runtime
ii  libpoppler-glib1         0.5.4-6         PDF rendering library (GLib-based 
ii  libpopt0                 1.10-3          lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libsm6                   2:1.0.3-1       X11 Session Management library
ii  libstdc++6               4.2-20070516-1  The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libtiff4                 3.8.2-7         Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
hi  libx11-6                 2:1.0.3-6       X11 client-side library
ii  libxcursor1              1:1.1.8-2       X cursor management library
ii  libxext6                 1:1.0.3-2       X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxfixes3               1:4.0.3-2       X11 miscellaneous 'fixes' extensio
ii  libxi6                   1:1.0.1-4       X11 Input extension library
ii  libxinerama1             1:1.0.2-1       X11 Xinerama extension library
ii  libxml2                  2.6.28.dfsg-1   GNOME XML library
ii  libxrandr2               2:1.2.1-1       X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1              1:0.9.2-1       X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  zlib1g                   1:1.2.3-15      compression library - runtime

evince recommends no packages.

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