[Mono-dev] Fwd: Monorail, Mono, Content-type and the registry.....

Federico Di Gregorio fog at initd.org
Wed Mar 17 11:33:08 EDT 2010

On 17/03/2010 15:48, Rafael Teixeira wrote:
> How does one determine the mime-type of a resource (normally a file)
> in a portable way?
> I know Mono on Debian does have a dependency on the shared-mime-info
> package, so it probably wraps/uses it, but is it exposed in some
> public API? Specially some API that is available in .NET?

I had the same problem and I didn't find any portable way to determine
the MIME type of a file. In the end we resolved to just hardcode the
most common file types (by extension, sigh) into our code:


Federico Di Gregorio                                       fog at initd.org
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