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Re: mailcap configuration in zsh can't open .bk files

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Aug 30,  9:29am, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> }
> } Hmm... the zsh-mime-setup script is smart enough to get this right if
> } you specify pdf.bk in ~/.mime.types, e.g.
> } 
> } application/pdf pdf pdf.bk
> } 
> } but unfortunately the main shell isn't:  given the suffix alias pdf.bk,
> } it only looks for the .bk suffix, so the MIME handler isn't started.
> The documentation would imply that it is therefore sufficient to put the
> pdf.pk rule in ~/.mime.types, run zsh-mime-setup, and then add
>     alias -s bk=zsh-mime-handler

That should work, too, since zsh-mime-handler doesn't care how it gets
started, only the file name passed to it; what won't work is leaving it
to zsh-mime-setup which will only add the alias for pdf.bk.

I guess alternatively we could make it add a suffix alias for bk if
there isn't one.


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