Bug#995267: devhelp doesn't load the selected content

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Mon Dec 6 12:26:17 GMT 2021

On Mon, Dec 06, 2021 at 12:45:58AM +0300, Rinat Ibragimov wrote:

> > Who registers that MIME type there ? I'm not familiar with it, it
> > looks like WebKit doesn't know about it either and treats it like
> > binary data.
> I've searched sources a bit, and found that GLib library
> has some code that creates similar xml files named
> "user-extension-%s.xml". Particular function name is
> "g_desktop_app_info_set_as_default_for_extension()"
> which is an implementation that is called by
> "g_app_info_set_as_default_for_extension()".  So any application
> that calls "g_app_info_set_as_default_for_extension()", creates such
> XML files.
> For example, Firefox does that when one presses "Set as default
> browser" button.  To make it create files again, press "Make
> default..." button in the settings.  I suspect this is the way files
> were created on my machine.

I see... the problem is I don't know what application/x-extension-html
is supposed to be used for, so I'm tempted to close this as wontfix.


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