[webkit-gtk] How to view file saved by webkit_web_view_save_to_file

Mario Sanchez Prada mario.prada at samsung.com
Fri Jan 24 02:33:11 PST 2014


WebCore used to recognize (and allow rendering) MHTML elements as files with
mimetype message/rfc822, but that changed in May with the patch for bug
116442[2], which replaced the expected mimetype with

However, you need to have a version of shared-mime-info that it's recent
enough to contain the change that matches MHTML files with this
application/x-mimearchive mimetype (see [3]), which is the 1.1 release I

So, I would check the version of shared-mime-info. It should work fine if
it's recent enough.

Hope this helps,

[1] http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/150418
[2] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116442

> -----Original Message-----
> From: webkit-gtk-bounces at lists.webkit.org [mailto:webkit-gtk-
> bounces at lists.webkit.org] On Behalf Of Niranjan Rao
> Sent: 23 January 2014 21:12
> To: webkit-gtk at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: [webkit-gtk] How to view file saved by
> webkit_web_view_save_to_file
> I have saved file using webkit_web_view_save_to_file. Mode is set to
> WEBKIT_SAVE_MODE_MHTML. I would like to see same file in web view
> again.
> What do I need to do to see this file in web view? Both MiniBrowser and
> GtkLauncher did not like url file:///tmp/example.mht. File looks proper
> since chrome is able to open it and show me the contents. When passed
> same url in my code, it seems to be treating as text file.
> Suspecting it's content type issue, but don't know how to get around
> it.
> Regards,
> Niranjan
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