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Re: missing piece for evince?

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 11:29:09PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On one of my machines, evince can open (most) pdf files without any
> trouble.  On two others, it says "Unable to open docuemnt: Unhandled
> MIME type "text/plain".  It does the same if I select the document via
> the File menu.  However -- and this is where it gets weird -- if I
> select File|Open, the offending document is pre-selected and opens
> properly...
> I assume I'm missing some file mapping extensions to filetypes.  I have
> no idea which, and ktrace wasn't particularly helpful.  I have no idea
> why, after the initial failure, it was able to ascertain the type
> correctly.  I also have no idea why it works properly on one machine
> but not on others.  (Note that none of the three run Gnome.)  The
> working machine is amd64-current; the other two are i386-current.

I see the same problem.

Jared committed a patch for glib2 that should fix this. My bulk build
is still running, so I can't tell yet if it fixes the problem for me.

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