Proposal: AppData files in all application packages?

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Mon Sep 9 20:19:02 UTC 2013

On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at> wrote:

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> On 09/07/2013 06:14 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On 7 September 2013 11:03, Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at> wrote:
> >> Why not open bugzillas with the packages with .Desktop files to do this?
> >
> > Valid question, although that would be opening ~800 bugs and I'm not sure
> > that's a terribly useful thing to do. If you think it would be useful, I
> > can look at either doing this, or providing a list of packages to someone
> > that's done this kind of thing before. Ideas welcome. Thanks.
> >
> > Richard.
> >
> Ok, I did not know it was that many.  My main reason for asking, is I am
> more
> likely to miss this email or even if I read it forget about it then I am
> on a
> bugzilla.

Any way to scan sources to see which projects are already providing the
file but just not being packaged?

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