setting mimetype prefs

Gav Wood gav at
Thu Aug 21 14:54:48 BST 2003

On Thursday 21 August 2003 12:39, Gav Wood wrote:
> hi,
> i'm trying to write some code that manipulates the mime type preference
> order; i've looked all over the class docs, howtos, and even tryed to
> figure out how the kcm does it.
> by looking at the kcm code there doesn't appear to be a nice
> "KServiceType:: makePreferedService(KMimeType::Ptr )" or the like. is there
> an easy way to do it, or will i have to take hints from the kcm?

assuming the answer to this is "no, you'll have to do it the hard way", i have 
since done it the hard way (taking hints from kcmfiletypes) and made a (imho) 
fairly robust method for setting a prefered service for a given mimetype. is 
it worth a patch to kdelibs; say KMimeType::setPreferedService() or 

Gav Wood <gav at>

codito ergo non satis bibivi
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