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Bug 718772 - media-gfx/blender-2.79b-r2 mimeinfo cache has not been updated
Summary: media-gfx/blender-2.79b-r2 mimeinfo cache has not been updated
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Adrian
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-04-21 18:25 UTC by Jonas Stein
Modified: 2020-08-24 13:42 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---


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Description Jonas Stein gentoo-dev 2020-04-21 18:25:09 UTC
* QA Notice: .desktop files with MimeType= were found installed
 * but desktop mimeinfo cache has not been updated:
 *   /usr/share/applications/blender.desktop
 * Please make sure to call xdg_desktop_database_update()
 * in pkg_postinst() and pkg_postrm() phases of appropriate pkgs.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-08-24 13:42:35 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit cca9b716491a91b496106a19df4e5f554b6a1717
Author:     Adrian Grigo <>
AuthorDate: 2020-08-22 01:08:55 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2020-08-24 13:41:55 +0000

    media-gfx/blender: Version bump to 2.83.4
    Blender 2.83.4 works with python 3.7. It may compile with 3.8, but
    blender only supports 3.7 officially as it follows the VFX Reference
    Platform to ensure that user add ons are not broken in the process.
    They plan to introduce 3.8 support in 2021.
    New features include a new interface, the realtime eevee renderer,
    and importing openvdb files created by other packages among others.
    Game engine and Blender Player were removed in 2.80.
    Bug fixes in this version are alembic support, upstream fixes for
    opencollada, requiring openjpeg:2 to avoid security issues, and
    mimeinfo cache is correctly updated. Where these issues remain in
    blender 2.79b, the bug is linked but should be closed only when
    blender 2.79b is removed.
    On my system the docs do not currently compile,
    and the polyfill2d test still fails like 2.79b.
    Blender 2.83 support for draco, embree, oidn, usd and openxr is not yet
    implemented pending development of ebuilds for these packages.
    Signed-off-by: Adrian Grigo <>
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.103, Repoman-2.3.23
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 media-gfx/blender/Manifest                         |   1 +
 media-gfx/blender/blender-2.83.4.ebuild            | 316 +++++++++++++++++++++
 .../blender/files/blender-fix-install-rules.patch  |  16 --
 media-gfx/blender/metadata.xml                     |  22 ++
 4 files changed, 339 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)